Call it the Gillette Curse, if you like, but it seems rather odd that two prominent athletes who've endorsed Gillette products in recent years have embroiled themselves in scandal in recent weeks.
French soccer star Thierry Henry had been previously known to American audiences as "Who's that guy?" with Tiger Woods & Roger Federer in a Gillette ad campaign about a year or so ago. As a result, Woods & Federer were given a new playmate this year in baseball superstar
Shriners Auditorium Show – Wilmington Mass November 7, 2009
by Jeff Woodward (aka schwood)
So, I was asked to do a short write up on the Shriners Show in Wimington. This show is run by the GBSSC (Greater Boston Sports Collectors Club). What a great show! There are close to 250 tables, and this show certainly does not disappoint. And starting last year, it is held twice a year now. Once in November and once sometime in the summer. Unfortunately I missed the one in the
It was, after all, inevitable that Notre Dame would fire Charlie Weis, as they did yesterday. Weis thought that returning to his alma mater and implementing the offensive system that worked so well for him under Bill Belichick with New England would lead the Fighting Irish back to prominence. It didn't happen. Weis was let go after a 6-6 campaign in which every negative move was over-scrutinized and allowed the speculation to begin as to when, not if, Weis would be fired.
Earlier today, Notre Dame, as expected, dismissed Charlie Weis as head coach after 5 seasons. The Fighting Irish are not likely to accept any kind of a bowl bid after a 6-6 regular season that ended with 4 straight losses.
Many in the media were expecting Weis to have already been gone after last season, so the vultures were circling South Bend all season, waiting for something to happen. Going 0-for-November was that something, a collapse on a par with the Mets of 2007-8 if you believe
Kelin (redwingfn7) went to the Gibraltar Trade Center for a cardshow which I think is one of the best in the Nation. Even with the economic downturn it still a good show to hit if your in the area.
Here what he had to say.
The gibraltar show to me is still pretty good. I haven't met up with anyone from the site to trade, but I have found some great deals. It is definately the best place to get a box of cards, lots of great guys. I have had a chance to get to know several