Why He's Doing It: He's in this and 15 other pools as a way to fill the void left by his high school basketball career. (They could've won Districts!)
How He Picks Teams: Based on a 55-point system he developed while skipping a week of work, which combines the analysis of more then 150 experts.
Where He'll Finish in the Standings: Just out of the money. But it's okay he "totally won" every other pool he was in.
Why He's Doing It: Not really a basketball fan, but his alma mater Something Something Directional State at Someplace (there may also have been a "Tech" in there) is in the Tournament for the first time in 50 years!
How He Picks Teams: He's picking the alma mater, the Fightin' Embarrassments, to win it all even though they're so bad they were slotted for the play-in game. The rest of the field will be picked by his cat.
How He'll Finish in the Standings: In second-to-last place but he would have won it all if he hadn't picked his alma mater.
March 11, 2011 Column
Tweet of the Week
And Never Take a No. 2 When You're Jet-Lagged
From @JohnnyGWeir AKA figure skater Johnny Weir
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March 10, 2011 Column
The Gym: Issue #9
Ever hear something horrible and/or hilarious at the gym? Send your submissions to OverheardSP at gmail. Or submit for future editions about games.
I used to work front desk at a health club in college. One night when folding the towels and manning the desk I heard someone yelling for help from the men's locker room. Instinctively I dropped my towels and ran in the direction of the distress call. I round the corner and see a face all oiled up, peaked out from behind a door. As soon as the face sees me coming it slips back behind the door.
I open the door and look around and I see a figure behind the curtain to the tanning bed. I pulled the curtain back to find a young man completely naked dripping eyeballs to toenails in the free lotion the health club stocked for members. The lotion was literally dripping from this guy. He was yelling for help because his hands were so over-saturated with lotion that he couldn't turn the key on the wall to get the tanning bed lamps to start!
So glad you guys have this. Seriously, the amount of shit I hear in the Pentagon gym is ridiculous. Like today's little doozy: "Yeah, man, I gotta do this to soften my nipples or they'll chafe during the run." Or, instead of massaging your titties in front of folks, you could use runners glide.