So I’m facing a ludicrously hectic week … won’t go into great detail here except to say I can’t remember a week exactly like it. What this means for the blog is that I have about 15 half-written blog posts and I’m not entirely sure when I will finish them or how I will finish or even which ones I will finish.
But as always, I like to lists off a few blog posts that might be coming up:
— The remarkable run of Jimmie Johnson.
— Reading Harry Potter to My Daughter
— 32 great NFL defensive players.
— More on the setup man and closers (featuring some Tom Tango data)
— He Who Shall Not Be Named Returns To Cleveland
— The Sure NFL Hall of Famers
— Texpensives; still working on this concept.
— The long-awaited, much-anticipated, never-likely-to-be-finished iPad review.
— Why I No Longer Vote for the Heisman
— The Future of Sports*
*Based on the panel I will be on tonight at Washington University in St. Louis. I will be there with Bob Costas, Gerald Early and Bill James. In fact, Bill should be here in a little bit so we can drive up to St. Louis together. I might need a post on the car rides there and back as well.
— Listening to the Beatles
— 32 best all-around baseball players ever
— 32 best sports books for the holiday season (it was supposed to be a summer-reading post; it may become one yet again)
— 32 best defensive players in baseball history.
— Da Bears
There are a bunch of others but let’s stop there since I probably won’t do most of these.
Three other things:
1. I believe that SI will today post my Sportsman of the Year nomination. I don’t think my nominee will come as any surprise.
2. I have two big pieces running in the magazine this week, one I don’t think will come as any surprise to blog readers, the other is on Chiefs GM Scott Pioli and some of his friends in sports and the concept of team building.
3. I will be one of the co-hosts on “Live From E Street Nation” on E-Street Radio this Friday, starting at 10:30 Eastern Time. E-Street Radio is available on Sirius/XM, and if you don’t have it, well, frankly you should go out and buy it just so you can hear this. You can return the system afterward.*
*I am not sure this return policy would actually work.