Aug 102023

ESPN – David Purdum – Phil Mickelson wagered over $1 billion, tried to bet on Ryder Cup, book alleges

Sports Illustrated – Alex Miceli – Billy Walters Discusses Book Allegations Against Phil Mickelson: ‘I Was Just Fooled’

The Athletic – Mickelson tried to bet on 2012 Ryder Cup, has wagered more than $1B, former gambling partner alleges

Sports Illustrated – Michael Rosenberg – Phil Mickelson Gambled, and Pro Golf Is Continuing to Pay for It

Sports illustrated – Gabrielle Herzig – Phil Mickelson Allegedly Escaped Insider Trading, Money Laundering Investigations, Per New Book

Do It Again

Phil has a question:

Could you say that a book wrote a book.

How much did the fat fucking orange jerk or his cohorts get to commute a sentence for a stock fraudster.

Why hasn’t Mickelson been summarily suspended for all the illegal wagers he made with bookies.

Ooh Las Vegas

Sports Illustrated – Gabrielle Herzig – Rory McIlroy Ruthlessly Zings Phil Mickelson Over Ryder Cup Betting Allegations

The Ringer – Katie Baker – Shooter McGavin Is in the Jerk Hall of Fame—and in the Head of Every Golfer

Rod Cone had 2 wins at Century Mile on Saturday, August 12, 2023 bringing his lifetime win total to 997 getting ever close to the 1,000 milestone.

Phil has a question:

Why are no sports teams named after the Huns.

Attila the Hun


CNN: Why do people want to beat Bobby Flay in the kitchen?

Flay: Probably because I give them the stage to do it. And I’ve been competing for a really long time. When people come up to me on the street, they always say to me, like, “You know, I can beat you.” And the first thing I say to them is, “OK. What’s the dish?” And they never have the answer. So, if you’re going to challenge me, just be ready.

CNN – and Natalia V. Osipova – Here’s what Bobby Flay could cook for you

Phil has a question:

Could you beat Bobby Flay with Pizza Bianca.

CNN – Terry Ward – Pizza party: 14 versions of the world’s favorite food

Paulick Report – Fourth Time The Charm For Five Star General In Longacres Mile

TDN – Open Letter To The Industry: Thomas B. Little DVM

Sports Business Journal – NYRA not looking to move Belmont date amid Preakness considerations

TDN – Bill Finley – For the Good of Racing, NYRA Needs to Bite the Bullet on the Belmont

SportsNet – Harden calls 76ers boss Morey a ‘liar’, says he will not play for exec

Phil has a question:

How many NBA Championship rings does Harden have.

Donna the Prima Donna

Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Acadian Driftwood

Front Office Sports – AJ Perez, Eric Fisher and David Rumsey – What Will It Take For ESPN To Break Into Sports Betting?

The Weight

The Weight

The Weight

Up on Cripple Creek

Somewhere Down The Crazy River

The Weight

Thoroughbred Racing Commentary – Jay Hovdey – ‘I got bitten by the baby zebra and kicked by the baby zebra – but so did everybody else’

Los Angeles Times – Noah Bookbinder and Dennis Aftergut – Opinion: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ corruption is intolerable. Here’s what we can do about it

Phil has a question:

Why doesn’t the press name the influence seeking scumbags who gave Clarence Thomas and his fucking stupid wife the bribes.

Paulick Report – Owner Who Allegedly Handed Buzzer To Quarter Horse Jockey Suspended In New Mexico

The Ringer – Miles Surrey – Make More Movies Set on Old Wooden Ships

Sloop John B

Front Office Sports – Andrew Cohen – WynnBet to Cease Sports Betting Operations in Eight States

Paulick Report – Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Where Have The Private Stables Gone?

TDN – HIWU Suspends Trainer Jeffrey Poole For 22 Months

FiveThirtyEight – Amelia Thomas-Deveaux – Ron DeSantis Wants To Win Over Parents — But He’s Focusing On The Wrong Issues

Volvo Driving Soccer Mom

Garden and Gun – Lindsey Liles – Bringing Back Bison

TSN – Sweden stakes claim as World Cup favorite, stop Japan in quarterfinals

Volvo Driving Soccer Mom

Immigrant Song

Sometimes Phil just Has to give in to the Urge.

SportsNet – Women’s World Cup Takeaways: Spain edges Netherlands in extra-time thriller

My generation put in a lot more hours playing football after school than kids today. These days, all the football these kids play, they play at their clubs, so the clubs need to work seriously on the basic skills. 

Johan Cruyff

Paulick Report – Natalie Voss – Arizona Horsemen Looking For Other Solutions As Turf Paradise Future Remains Uncertain

Does Anybody Really Know What Time it is

TDN – Research Proposals on Lasix will be Accepted by HISA Sept. 1

Paulick Report – ‘This Game Will Humble Kings’: Hall Of Fame Trainer Nick Zito Moves Into Racing Management

She’s Dead

Bloodhorse – Keeler Johnson – Banking On Upsets in the Arlington Million and Beverly D.

Questions 67 and 68

Paulick Report – Ellis Starr – Equibase Analysis: Atone Looks Tough To Beat In Arlington Million

If You Leave Me Now

ESPN – Baxter Holmes – How an ultra-rare, exclusive dessert wine fueled Gregg Popovich and a dynasty in San Antonio

The Best of Wines – 10 Things to know about Chateau d’Yquem

If you’re on a bit of a budget, but would still like to try a sweet wine there’s always Mogen David.

FiveThirtyEight – Attacking Trump Got Pence More Money. Can It Win Him Votes?

Georgie Eats – The MLT

Phil has a question:

Doesn’t MLT stand for Mutton, Lettuce Tomato

TDN – Bill Finley – 1/ST Racing Considering Moving Date of the Preakness; NYRA Not on Board with Move

TDN – Mike Kane – Decisive Delgado Could Not Wait for Castellano

TDN – Round Table Transcripts and Video Replay Now Available

Jockey Club – 71st Round Table Transcripts and Video Replay

Front Office Sports – Eric Fisher – Disney’s Iger: PENN Entertainment Outbid Competitors ‘By Far’

Paulick Report – PENN Entertainment Enters Online Sports Betting Agreement With ESPN

Phil has a question:

Will Portnoy have a complaint.

Front Office Sports – David Rumsey – Portnoy Is Back In Control Of Barstool Sports Brand ‘Until I Die’

National Post – Christopher Nardi – Opposition blasts Liberals for ‘political’ appointments of judges that reward party donors

Phil has a question:

How many judges that were appointed by the Harper Conservatives had party ties.

Garden and Gun – Tom Wilmes – Meet the Makers of the Newly Crowned World’s Best Bourbon

Sports Illustrated – Conor Orr – Everyone Will Ultimately Decide an Opinion on Eric Bieniemy’s Coaching Style Based on the Commanders’ Results

The Ringer – Nate Rodgers – Think You’re a Good Person? That’s Up to the Cart Narc and His Camera.

Sports Business Journal – 49ers’ York accused of insider trading violations

The Intelligencer – Will Leitch – No Wonder Athletes Are Shutting Up About Politics

Phil has a question:

Since Donald Trump seems to be the leader of the mocking haters will the fat fucking jerk show us how he could do better or just keep flapping his fat fucking hole.

Has that fat fucking piece of shit ever heard of Roberto Baggio.

Why doesn’t the fact fucking orange piece of shit run around a soccer pitch for 90 minutes and show us how it’s done. The public could bet on when he’ll have a heart attack.

Sports Illustrated – Alex Miceli – Jack Nicklaus Loses Attempt to Regain Control of His Name and Likeness

Golf Digest – Jeffrey Toobin – The inside story of Jack Nicklaus’ legal battle against his own company

“The horse was just a magnificent horse,” he continued. “He was beautiful, and I’ve never sold a yearling, or Taylor Made hasn’t, that has so much stallion power. Into Mischief, Beholder’s half brother, has been the leading sire in America four years in a row. So when you have that sire power, and the father of the yearling is Curlin, you have elite power. If he wins a grade 1, it’s a $75 million syndication.”

Bloodhorse – Teresa Genaro – Curlin Colt Out of Beholder Commands $4 Million

Paulick Report – $4-Million Son Of Beholder Tops Record-Setting Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

TDN – Another Into Mischief Colt Joins Parade of Seven-Figure Yearlings at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

The Athletic – Nando Di Fino, Richard Deitsch and Jon Greenberg – ESPN launching sportsbook in fall: What this means for the media giant, Barstool Sports and bettors

Front Office Sports – Eric Fisher – ESPN, PENN Entertainment Looking To Break Sports Betting’s Duopoly

Phil has a question:

Why does Alberta have only 1 legal online betting site that is run by the government when the UCP is supposed to be a free enterprise supporting party.

Is the sports betting market slowly eroding the horse race betting market.



Sports Business Journal – Investors look for hope ahead of Disney earnings call

Phil M Stockmen

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