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Morning Tweet: March of the Penguins

Dec 16, 2009, 9:20 AM EDT

Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia + three fights within 16 seconds + Sidney Crosby, add ice. That equals a great tonic for all the Tiger Woods news, indeed. With the Steelers going nowhere, it’s a good thing that Pittsburgh has the Penguins around; what a juggernaut. I’ve never been a huge fan, but I have to admit, hockey is growing on me. How can you not like a sport that produces a paragraph such as this?:

The cross-state rivals hadn’t played since the Penguins accused the Flyers’ Scott Hartnell of biting defenseman Kris Letang’s finger during Pittsburgh’s 5-4 victory in Philadelphia on Oct. 8, and they picked up the rivalry as if that game had been played last week. There were fights between Arron Asham and Mike Rupp, Riley Cote and Eric Godard, and Dan Carcillo and Craig Adams in the first 5:33.

Sorry, Wednesday; Happy Pony is on. And I’m not missing Happy Pony.


What you missed while donating to your favorite charity or newspaper. Um, what?

* College football: Central Michigan’s Butch Jones appears ready to take over at Cincinnati. Perhaps he can explain exactly where in nature one can find a “bearcat.”

* NFL: Playoffs? PLAYOFFS?

* College basketball: Bruce Pearl, three Tennessee coeds, a tailgate party. You do the math.

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