Quick Thursday roundup
Here's what we've missed the last few days
Bernard Berrian on Bears quarterbacks:
''It was hard being a receiver over there,'' he said. ''There was so much -- let me see, what's the right word to say -- it was a carousel. It was a quarterback carousel. So it's hard to get rhythm with a quarterback and really know what you're going into and what you're looking at.''
Somewhere, Moose Muhammad agrees.
(For the record, I always loved Berrian, so these quotes don't bother me. Muhammad, on the hand, can burn in hell, especially since he doesn't suck now for some reason.)
Denny Savard: later. Is being a hockey coach the least secure job in sports? I don't get it. They fire coaches waaay too much in that sport.
Ball Don't Lie and Give me the Rock Bulls previews.
TTCS Western Conference preview. Even if you don't feel like reading, look at all those sweet pics!
Sportspros(e) finds the Brightside in Sunday's loss at Atlanta:
Sure, some of you out there were probably left with mouths agape after the Falcons walked away with a 22-19 victory in the final second of the game. But you have to realize that the Bears were simply playing puppet master with fate itself. Indeed, the Bears stared fate in the eye yesterday and said, "We own you, fate. We dictate the outcome of games ... not you."*
Words cannot express how awesome I think Nate Silver is. For those who aren't aware, he's the dude that created PECOTA, the most accurate model for predicting the future performance of a baseball team, for Baseball Prospectus. Sox fans may remember it for nailing the 06 season. Now Silver is doing the same thing for politics, with FiveThirtyEight, which I've been reading daily the past few months. This profile of him in the New Yorker is a must read.
How ridiculously ugly are the dark Thunder uniforms?
Ziller's NBA top 50 is complete (Lebron 1, CP3 2, Kobe 3). Ours is coming soon.