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Dec 30, 2007

A Sporting Christmas on Twitter

Mark Dixon shares what he likes about Twitter. E. g. he likes Tweet Scan and thus encouraged me to restart our once famous series of summaries of sport and spirituality on twitter. Not on a regular basis, but at least occasionally. Now here comes A Sporting Christmas on Twitter:

There were 37 workout-tweets on Christmas Eve. These are our favorites:
Hannes’ Xmas, MJ’s shopper, kjo48’s gift, Shawn’s run, allify’s holiday, Shannon’s cookies and Josh’s SMS

There were 20 workout-tweets on Christmas Day. These are our favorites:
Mike’s Triceps, paugren’s Christmas, meetmeinmontauk’s bliss, Daniel’s thumbs and calinative’s pain.

Dec 29, 2007

Top 10 Sports Moments

Near the end of the year it’s time for lists.
Holy Trinity! is #1 of TIME’s Top 10 Sports Moments

Dec 28, 2007

American Gladitors reinvented for Epiphany

NBC is reinventing the classic competition series American Gladiators and is currently filming a brand new series with new Contenders and a new team of Gladiators for their upcoming premiere season. Hulk Hogan and Laila Ali (Muhammad Ali’s daughter) will be the brand new hosts for the series which airs 6th January 2008 on NBC.
That day is Epiphany (Greek: επιφάνεια, “appearance” or “manifestation”) – a Christian feast intended to celebrate the “shining forth” or revelation of God to mankind in human form, in the person of Jesus. Some Christians commemorate the visitation of the Magi to the child Jesus on this day, while others use the day to commemorate the baptism of Jesus as an adult.

Dec 23, 2007

Christmas Cheerleaders

Epic Carnival welcomes you to the holiday edition of Cheerleader Friday. Instead of focusing on one cheerleader or one team’s cheerleaders, DCScrap has decided to post completely random photos of cheerleaders in holiday attire.

Dec 23, 2007

Christmas Card from Real Salt Lake

The RSLFM Report combined stadium construction site photos with Christmas songs aka Christmas Card from Real Salt Lake…
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Dec 22, 2007

Michael Air Jordan vs. Santa Claus

“You better watch out, you’re better not proud…”

Once you defeated Santa on court you better give him a warm huck, because

“he knows if you are good or bad, so be good for goodness’ sake!”

Dec 20, 2007

Generation X-mas

America has a new favorite Christmas movie: A Christmas Story, the 1983 tale about Ralphie (Peter Billingsley), a 9-year-old in 1940s Indiana, and his lust for a Red Ryder air rifle. And it’s overtaking Wonderful Life, A Christmas Carol and the rest. This is one of those little pop-cultural shifts–football overtakes baseball, salsa defeats ketchup–that signal bigger changes: here, in the relationship between the community and the individual. In a traditional Christmas story, the larger holiday is a social good. Read more at

Dec 12, 2007

Blogs in Plain English

lemon from Church 2.0 – the blog is reminded that there are still a number of folks who don’t share appreciation of the medium “weblog” and thus recomends watching “Blogs in Plain English”.
With the help of blogs, “a sports star can share news with fans”. That’s Church 2.0 at its best.