What a great week for sports!!!

Man, last week was a GREAT week for sports! Lots going on. It all started with Cliff Lee re-signing with the Phillies (Ha Ha Yankees) and never stopped.

Here are the highlights in my eyes;

  • DeSean Jackson’s last second punt return that completed the Philadelphia Eagles’ comeback against the New York Giants earlier on Sunday is already being considered one of the most incredible finishes in football history and I missed it… The game – not surprising since I don’t really like football – but on replay / highlight too…
  •  On Friday, the Phoenix Suns pulled off a six-player trade in which they sent leading scorer Jason Richardson, Earl Clark and former lousy Raptor Hedo Turk-a-poo to the Orlando Magic for for Crap-tor Wince Carter, and 2 guys I have never heard of named Marcin Gortat and Mickael Pietrus and a 2011 first-round pick and cash in case Carter sucks, I guess.
  • Washington Wizards send Gilbert (Bang Bang) Arenas to the Magic for Rashard Lewis.  The Magic will now prohibit betting in the locker room.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers win the Zack Greinke sweepstakes, joining ex-Jay Shaun Marcum.
  • Edge wins the WWE World Heavyweight title
  • Penguins sniper Sideny Crosby’s amazing point streak continued.
  • Also Hawks on a roll, NYI stinking, Heat starting to Gel and Chris Bosh?!?  Really?

Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays are for sale by Rogers Communications. 

You heard it here first.

I happen to know for a fact from an internal source within the Rogers empire and how else can you explain the recent signings by the Jays.  They are aiming to just compete this year and next.  By then they should have rid themselves of that horrible Vernon Wells contract and hopefully the prospects they get from the Seattle Mariners and Philadelphia Phillies will be showing some progress and the Jays can make a run.  By that time hopefully the NY Yankees and Boston Red Sox will have payroll over $500 million each and all their players will be over 35 years old.

I still expect Rogers to keep the naming rights to the SkyDome / Rogers Centre, that massive piece of real estate they stole for $25 million dollars and originally cost taxpayers in Ontario somewhere in the vicinity of $625 million to build back in 1989.

As for Roy Halladay, it looks like he will be a Phillie and Cliff Lee of the Phils – who wouldn’t pitch on 3 days rest – is going to Seattle, with prospects coming Toronto’s way.  I like this trade.  Roy deserves better.