Tuesday, September 7, 2010
MONDAY MORNING MUSINGS (ON A TUESDAY)
That was a nice little love story at Fairview on Saturday, and a class act at both ends of the equation. It says a lot about Jaroslav Halak's character that he came back to Montreal to raise money for charity even though he no longer plays here, and even more about the fan sentiment surrounding his departure that an estimated five thousand people waited several hours for an autograph and a quick hello...The New York Jets Super Bowl prospects got a lot brighter yesterday with the signing of holdout All Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis, who at 32 million dollars guaranteed now OWES it to the Jets to be the most dominant defensive player in the NFL...Not to be mean, but if Chris Leak's first start at quarterback for the Alouettes were to be summed up in one word, that word would probably have to be "next!"...Here's all the proof you need that baseball is off the juice: National and American league leaders this September are in the 30s and 40s in home runs, compared to the 50s, 60s and 70s of the steroid-fuelled Mark McGwire/Alex Rodriguez/Barry Bonds heyday...Memo to Wayne Rooney: I don't care what you look like - if you're a world famous multi-millionaire professional athlete and you're PAYING for sex, you're not trying hard enough.