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Third and Four

–The 2007 Marlins Mermaids have been announced, and The Loss Column would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to top row, fourth from the left: BluJean (click for large version, and she’s also on MySpace, though her profile is private). (source) None of us actually know BluJean…we just wish we did. –So you all know […]

Third and Five

I just realized that the “Third and…” series of weekly roundups seems to have died off. Not sure why that is, but it’s back now. For a week at least. –The lovely lady to your right (click for large version) is professional table tennis player Biba Golic. Or, as I see she is sometimes called, […]

Third and Five

Whenever you have anomalies like Oral Roberts beating Kansas this early in the college basketball season, you have to ask: is Kansas that bad, or is Oral Roberts that good? You ask because you will realize that it matters in four months when you fill out your March Madness brackets. Likewise, pay attention to the […]

Third and Four

The Orioles made their first smart decision of the offseason today — by default — when they didn’t trade for Terrell Gary Sheffield. The mere fact that they had interest pretty much confirms that the team will be no better off in April than they were in September, but still. Some minor controversy popped up […]

Third and Four

Keeping tabs on a whole heap of Baltimore/regional sports goings on right now, to wit: Morning dudes Terry Ford and Jeremy Conn are out at WNST, the Loss Column’s favorite radio station. The official word from the station is…well, there is no official word from the station. But we first got the news from DCRTV.com, […]

Third and Three

Count us excited that college basketball season sits just around the corner. Not only that, but for the first and maybe last time, some of that excitement involves the women’s version of the sport. Brenda Frese (at left, with guard Kristi Toliver) brought Maryland a championship, and she deserves a heap of respect for it. […]

Third and Five

I’d love to credit that photo of skateboarder Marc Johnson, but I don’t read Russian. For whoever took it, kudos. Nice work. I post it in the absence of original art because I’m currently rocking Marc’s signature model (the MJ3) from Lakai and it might be the best shoe I’ve ever owned. Fully recommended. No, […]

Third and Four

Once again no original artwork this week, so instead please enjoy this photograph of Daniela Hantuchova. Why? Why not? On to the (mostly) weekly roundup… 1. About Those Predictions… The playoffs have not exactly gone as I thought they might, but I’m not backing down. What the Mets are doing is admirable but wholly unsustainable […]