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Watching and Waiting
Watching and Waiting
Published by Swampy Meadows
05-09-2012
Watching and Waiting

BEVERLY HILLS (MI) -- Back in the “Psychedelic Sixties” the Moody Blues came out with a mind-altering song entitled “Watching and Waiting” that seems apropos for the Flyers current 2012 recruiting situation. Here’s a sample:

“Watching and waiting
For a friend to play with
Why have I been alone so long?”


You can listen to the whole tune here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYenQ...eature=related

While we watch and wait for Messrs. LeVert, Taylor, Brzoja, Dickerson, Pierre and Wilbut to make up their respective minds over who takes the last two scholarships, let’s light a stick of incense and mellow out to some links:

-- ESPN.com’s Jason King says that, as SMU discovered, more and more Mid-Major Head Coaches are happy to stay right where they are:

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-bask...ege-basketball

-- Jeff Goodman at CBS Sports analyzes the 2012 coaching changes:

http://www.cbssports.com/collegebask...aching-changes

-- Luke Winn of SI.com is probably correct in stating that Butler doesn’t need to change a darn thing when they join the Atlantic 10:

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/201....10/index.html

-- Now this is really dumb -- former BG recruiting target Vinny Zollo of WKU is not being allowed to transfer because his GPA is below a 2.6 and it might impact the Hilltoppers’ overall APR and could threaten their eligibility for post-season play. That’s correct: not will impact; might impact:

http://m.wkuherald.com/mobile/sports...9bb30f31a.html

-- Leave it to the stat-heads to come up with a total of thirteen different positions for a sport that features only five guys on the floor at any one time:

http://www.wired.com/playbook/2012/0...cs-basketball/

Now with PowerPoint slideshow goodness!

http://www.sloansportsconference.com...ybookclickthru

-- Here is a comprehensive list of every early-season event in college basketball next season, courtesy of CBS Sports:

http://www.cbssports.com/collegebask...on-events-list

-- A few weeks ago, Che-Hsuan Lin of the Boston Red Sox played one-half inning of defense, never batted and was immediately optioned back to AAA Pawtucket. Turns out that Lin’s name translated into English is “Moonlight Graham”:

http://www.boston.com/sports/basebal...d_done_fo.html

-- In keeping with the Moody Blues theme that we started out with, here is some really cool video footage shot entirely in space:

http://vimeo.com/40234826

-- The best slow-motion video of stuff being destroyed that you will see all week:

http://www.fark.com/vidplayer/7059789

-- As a longtime Frankenstein fanatic, I welcome the onslaught of new creature features featuring the good Doctor’s creation:

http://boomstickcomics.com/2012/04/i...-footage-film/

-- RIP, “Amarillo Slim” -- a poker playing original:

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/...-amarillo-slim

-- RIP, Facts -- 360 B.C.-A.D. 2012:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/l...0,809470.story

-- Only the guys at “Mythbusters” would take the time and effort to document that in fact, one actually can polish a turd:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiJ9fy1qSFI

That’s it “From the Swamp.”
You can email me at: swampy@udpride.com
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