Thursday, November 20, 2008

:anime: Anime Kibbles 'n' Bits ::11.20.08:: Gettin' Straight, GONZO Haet, Broccoli USA Dissipates

It's been a good while since the last "Anime Kibbles 'n' Bits" posting, so here is a smattering of news emanating from the anime side in recent times.

Monday, November 17, 2008

:boxing: Boxing Bits ::11.17.08:: Taylor, Cintron, Bika Reach Towards the Top Once More

A number of former champions, contenders (in both senses), and current prospects met and either continued their way (back) to the top, or slunk their way down further...

Thursday, November 13, 2008

:boxing: Boxing Bits ::11.13.08:: Calzaghe Runs Through Jones

Joe Calzaghe laid a beatdown on Roy Jones, Jr. and Arthur Abraham took care of business on an eventful weekend (and an old ghost from Jones' past scores an ironic victory on Tuesday...).

Saturday, November 08, 2008

:boxing: A Night at the Tracks:: Calzaghe vs Jones

Imagine, if you will, a big racetrack, packed to the rafters with eager spectators (and bet placers). Today is the big meet, a highly-anticipated match-up between two dominant thoroughbreds that might be edging for the "stud" life, but still has some left in them. Trotting onto the grass first is the dark chestnut horse--a multiple-time champion across the world with unheard-of speed and considerable power, with a physique that could put all others in the competition to shame. The stallion may not be as solidly built now, but he can still be one to reckon with. To another round cheers from the crowd comes the pearl white horse from overseas who had never encountered a loss, beating a sure-fire upstart and even a famous old veteran on his own turf along the way with a consistently-fast pace that couldn't be matched. Though some of the scribes and critics have debated about the caliber of their competition for the bulk of their racing career, among other matters, no one has objected to the opportunity to watch two fine specimens of the sport duke it out one-on-one on the racetrack in a duel of impressive speed versus impressive speed. Both horses can certainly sense the excitement in the air as they are loaded into the paddocks, with the raucous onlookers chanting and raving for their respective steeds and the impeding battle. The pistol's shot echoes throughout, the gates draw back, and off they go...

:boxing: Boxing Bits ::11.08.08:: Darchinyan Demolishes Mijares

Things got a little busy recently, so this "Boxing Bits" installment is covering the last two weeks of results...

The sharp-tongued Vic Darchinyan proved just how dangerous he is when he pulled the major upset against Cristian Mijares, another in a long string of others this year.