The Waiting is almost over, if you Need to Know, so don’t have a Breakdown; Here comes Free Fall(in’) practice, where the Bruins will be Learning to Fly and Runnin’ Down a Dream — Time for UCLA fans to put aside their Petty disputes
When the NFL is back on Network Primetime, Even the Losers know that something good is coming. Damn the Torpedoes!
Last night the Washington Redskins beat the Indianapolis Colts in the Hall of Fame Game, the first Preseason Football game of 2008. For many guys — and all their rowdy friends — this event signifies a major turning point on the Calendar: It is now Football Season.
This is the first year in a long time where Bruin fans aren’t split into two groups with polemic views on HOW to be a Bruin fan. With Fall Practice starting on Tuesday, it would be nice for everyone to be on the same page. And with this season’s lower expectations, there should be relative harmony on the Bruin message boards, even if the Season doesn’t progress too well. Then again, the POLITICAL divide, especially in an election year, tends to trickle over to the arena of Sports, so the personal rivalries will still thrive. Too bad. It’s too bad that all hostility can’t be turned outward, toward trojans, AND, it’s too bad that there are actually Bruins who enjoy the “Who would Jesus invade?” (WWJI?) Plan of Strategy (P.O.S.).
But in a World where the first photos of the Brangelina Twins just fetched $14 Million, anything is possible. “I don’t want another Refugee.”
But if you couldn’t give a damn torpedo over the TMZ crowd, and prefer the UCLA Spirit Brand of Entertainment, then You Got Lucky. Too bad Brianna’s pretend-stalker Don’t Come Around Here No More. He must miss his American Girl, but last time he was heard from, he was sayin’ “Don’t Do Me Like That.”
And now, from Century City to Ventura Boulevard in Reseda…the Heartbreakers: