David Steele -- Points after

July 06, 2008|By David Steele

Seeing the Williams sisters in the Wimbledon final on Fourth of July weekend - that's as good a tradition as grilling hot dogs and watching fireworks.

On the other hand, there was the annual nationally televised competition to see who can cram the most dogs into his mouth without throwing up. As usual, don't expect this to score big ratings in Darfur.

From the Brett Favre-Roger Clemens School of Public Manipulation: If you want to get away with being a selfish, two-faced, ego-crazed team-wrecker, the simple, down-home, aw-shucks, ah-jes-wanna-win country-boy persona works best.

When he agreed to his $111 million contract with the Washington Wizards, Gilbert Arenas apparently left a lot of money on the table. Wonder how much Rush Limbaugh left on the table last week when he signed for $400 million.

Besides being a bargain, Gilbert can go to his left. Thank you, you've been a wonderful audience. Don't forget to tip your waiter or waitress.

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