A rambling mind filled with questions

A few rambles and brimming questions from a mind that can’t seem to slow down with all that’s going on in the sports world:

Death. Taxes. Ripken. Tiger Woods winning the Buick Invitational….

Has a search party been launched yet to find Tom Brady? …

After beating Gonzaga, Memphis has a serious shot now to go undefeated in the regular season, considering they play in Conference USA. Who’s going to knock off the Tigers? The SMU Fighting Dohertys? Not this year. …

Hank Steinbrenner said again recently that the Yankees won’t be trading for the best pitcher on the planet, the Twins’ Johan Santana. Sure, and Tiger Woods is going to blow a weekend lead. …

The WNBA has started its 12th season. But if a league’s new season begins and nobody’s there to realize it, does it really happen? …

Al Davis wants his first-year coach Lane Kiffin to resign from the Raiders, a year after firing Art Shell after one season. Davis makes Redskins owner Dan Snyder look competent. …

The NHL All-Star Game is Sunday. See WNBA note. …

If anyone sees the real Brandon Costner and the real Ben McCauley, would that person please notify Sidney Lowe immediately. …

If an NFL quarterback plays great for the first four games of the season but is wildly inconsistent for the rest of the season, including the playoffs, he’s Rex Grossman. If an NFL quarterback is wildly inconsistent throughout the season but catches fire in the playoffs, he’s on the brink of the Hall of Fame. Would the real Eli Manning please step forward. …

Does one NBA title equal $100 million? Ask Shaquille O’Neal and the Miami Heat. …

The Winter X Games this year include freestyle snowmobile events. If the Americans prove really good at it, does that mean it will become an Olympic sport soon? …

Has play-by-play man Mike Patrick joined Georgia Tech guard Matt Causey’s friends’ list on his MySpace page yet? …

What is faster? The speed of light, or Mercury Morris’ slide into irrelevancy after the New England Patriots win Super Bowl XLII to complete their perfect season? …

If the NASCAR season started today, would Michael Waltrip finish 34th or 35th? …

Magglio Ordonez says that Jose Canseco would keep Ordonez’s name “clear” in his next book only if Ordonez would invest money to a film project Canseco was involved in. This is serious stuff. Canseco and a film project? Say it ain’t so. …

Who bombed worse? ESPN’s Mike Greenberg hosting the game show, “Duel”, or ESPN “First Take” host Dana Jacobson at Mike and Mike’s roast? …

Roger Federer didn’t win the Australian Open. Are we sure about Tiger then?

Yeah, we’re sure.

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