If you’re like me you most certainly remember the 1998 U.S. Figure Skating Championships – this was the year American institution Michelle Kwan won gold, future Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinksi won silver, and Nicole Bobek finished with the bronze. However it was a 21 year-old Bobek that skated away with a young Scott Howard’s heart – and by heart I mean…I thought she was like really hot. Like Dominique Moceanu before her (my object of affection at the ’96 Summer Olympics), I imagined a scenario in which she’d be taken with my teenage charm and lack of skating ability – (more…)
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According to reports, NASCAR’s playoff series may have to change its name to “The Ride for The Snake” as NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield has allegedly tested positive for meth. Nothing has been confirmed and Mayfield is denying this report via his attorney. Then again, Mayfield is also on record with the following statement made shortly after his positive test for banned substances:
I don’t need to go to rehab because I don’t have a problem.
I am surprised he didn’t go with “I can quit whenever I want.” Look, we all know the benefits of meth, e.g., you will lose all that stubborn baby fat — plus your teeth, hair, and friends. Nevertheless, the mere possibility of meth associating with NASCAR is enough to keep me away from meth for good. And, don’t be surprised if you see the Jimmy Tango’s Fatbuster car near the top of the standings next year.