Grits And Biscuits: The Anquan Boldin Trade Happened After A Phone Call Between Harbaugh Brothers


Grits are delicious, especially with a little sugar, milk and butter in it. Biscuits are also delicious, especially with some honey or apple butter. Having grits and biscuits for breakfast? Best thing ever. Enjoy some quality reading material for the day. 

The Anquan Boldin Trade Happened After Phone Call Between Harbaugh BrothersBaltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh called his brother, Jim, to see if he would be interested in a trade for veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin. So was Jim suspicious that his sibling would call to propose a trade? “Oh, I’m sure he probably was suspicious,” John Harbaugh said Tuesday morning at the NFL owners meetings at the Arizona Biltmore. But 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh was not skeptical enough from making the trade come together in a matter of minutes on Monday, March 11, on the eve of the new league year. [CSN Bay Area]

The Scouts Rank The Top 20 NBA Prospects Playing In March Madness: 1. Ben McLemore, freshman guard, Kansas. Big guards are in abundance in this draft. Six or maybe seven could go in the lottery, and the tournament will help decide a pecking order. McLemore has all the physical gifts and is a solid shooter (43-percent from deep) who plays big but doesn't always show up. [Sports On Earth] 

If You Buy The New XBox (Durango?) You Won't Be Able To Buy Used Games Ever AgainAs part of a Durango hardware overview, the leaked documentation states that every next-gen console will include a hard drive with enough capacity to "hold a large number of games." All games are said to be installable to the drive, and "play from the optical drive will not be supported." Kotaku previously suggested Durango game installations will be mandatory, and The Verge has seen information that confirms this is accurate. At present, Xbox 360 games can be installed to HDD, but they require the disc to run. Durango titles cannot directly access data on discs once they're installed, suggesting that the next-gen console may not require the disc to play games post-installation. [The Verge]

How To Create A Home Theater From Your Laptop For $5YouTuber and Instructables user The King of Random put this tutorial together to build a projector screen from really affordable components. All you'll need is a large cardboard box, some duct tape, and a Fresnel lens. He picked up the Fresnel lens from eBay for about $4 (Some at eBay are cheaper, others at Amazon are a bit more), a free cardboard box, and a $1 roll of duct tape. If you want a projector screen, he also shows you how to make one from a styrene sheet he snagged for $2. (Similar sheets on Amazon are about $10.) [Lifehacker]

The Dominicans Probably Won The World Baseball Classic Because Of A Magic PlantainWhen (and if) history recalls the 2013 World Baseball Classic, this looping clip of Fernando Rodney waving around a rapidly spoiling plantain on the field of AT&T Park might serve as the single most representative memory. The fiber-rich antics of the Dominican Republic closer brought a certain sense of fun to the WBC's championship round as the Dominicans bowled their way to their first-ever undefeated tournament title. [Yahoo! Sports]

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