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  • A public service announcement from The Only Blog You'll Ever Need

     
    I know none of you ever goes over the speed limit. But now that my car (not necessarily saying I was the driver) has gotten its second ticket from the wonderful folks in Montgomery County, I want to warn you......
  • Jimmy Fallon's target: 'Blonde mothers'

     
    by Mark Silva Forget soccer moms. Hockey moms. And security moms. Comedian Jimmy Fallon, making his debut on the late-late comedy circuit on NBC, has explained the core demographic of his target viewing audience. Blonde mothers. From Connecticut. Notably,...
  • America agrees with Prez: North Carolina is favorite

     
    Random stats (courtesy of ESPN) from the record-breaking more than five million entries in ESPN.com's men's tournament challenge: More fans picked Louisville, Memphis, Pittsburgh, North Carolina to reach the Final Four than any other teams, same as...
  • Is the Syracuse-Connecticut game over yet?

     
    No, I did not stay up for any of the overtimes of the Syracuse-UConn game, and I'll regret it. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow. But soon, and for the rest of my life. Dang. At least I stayed up......
  • ESPN Classic to replay six-OT classic twice Sunday

     
    The Thursday night/Friday morning Syracuse-UConn epic averaged 2.6 million viewers, making it the most-viewed Big East game on ESPN a Georgetown-UConn tilt March 9, 1996. The game averaged 2.1 percent of homes that have ESPN, peaking at 2.9 between 1........
  • Monday maneuverings

     
    The Obama administration reveals a massive plan for bailing out investors in toxic assets. The Obama bunch sold out their friend from Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd when the AIG funds hit the fan, argues the Observer's Kornacki, here. The more......
  • Senate on junkets: Ban 'em and take 'em

     
    by Mark Silva A couple of weeks after the Senate approved a measure limiting "luxury" spending for corporate travel by recipients of federal bailout dollars, two dozen senators of both parties left town for political meetings on the Florida coast.......
  • Innocent AIG exec: We were betrayed

     
    by Frank James Political controversies often leave human wreckage along the wayside and so it is with the AIG bonuses firestorm. Jake DeSantis, who just resigned as am official in AIG's financial-products unit which is blamed for effectively making the......
  • Knicks dancers bounce, Sugar waves, Mad Dog hugs

     
    Went to the Knicks game Wednesday to see how the Knicks City Dancers were holding up after their narrow first-round loss to Toronto in NBA.com's annual dancer bracket. They still seemed, um, bouncy and upbeat. Nothing to do now but......
  • Duke vs. Texas in prime time showdown Saturday

     
    Saturday's second-round NCAA Tournament schedule: 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia I (Villanova vs. UCLA) Enberg/Bilas 3:20 p.m. Kansas City I (Memphis vs. Maryland) Brando/Gminski Philadelphia II (Connecticut vs. Texas A&M) Enberg/Bilas 5:40 p.m. Portland I...
  • CBS dumps Wisconsin in mid-air in 'control room error'

     
    I got several emails over the weekend regarding CBS cutting away from the Wisconsin-Florida State game with the potential game-winning shot in mid-air. Chris Russo asked CBS executive VP Mike Aresco about that and other matters on Sirius XM Monday.......