"Northwestern fans can be both heartened and disheartened by the loss to Minnesota just like how nineteenth-century resurrectionists were heartened when they pried a heart from a freshly-buried corpse and then disheartened it when they sold it to a disreputable anatomist."
From today's San Diego Union-Tribune:
Latest survey from Nielsen shows Manti " The Catfish" Te'o has taken the title of America's Most Disliked Athlete, tying Lance Armstrong at the top. Here are the rankings:
T-1: Lance Armstrong
T-1: Manti Te'o
3: Tiger Woods
T-4: Jay Cutler
T-4: Metta World Peace
6: Alex Rodriguez
7: Michael Vick
T-8: Kurt Busch
T-8: Kobe Bryant
T-8: Tony Romo
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Yeah, I know... at this point I think I'm starting to get sick of my own jokes on it. It's hard to believe that only a week has passed since the whole fiasco broke. And I just couldn't resist an opportunity to archive the Lennay Kekua saga in the full Blockhams series itself... and this whole topic just begged for a good ol' Bump strip.
Friday Fun continues on Friday. Any requests?
Some new formatting news for the New Year:
THE BLOCKHAMS™ runs (typically) every Wednesday here at MGoBlog and on its official home page. Also, don't forget to check out the Friday Fun, my weekly single panel comic based on trending Michigan events, available on Twitter and the home page every Friday.
2014 RB recruit Stanley Williams made up a fake visit to Notre Dame this past weekend. Which begs the question does Notre Dame really exist anymore?
Manti "The Catfish" Teo update: At leat 3 minor league baseball teams are planning Manti Te'o fake girlfriend nights. The Dallas Stars had Lennay Kekua as a special guest at their home opener: