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CaliforniaBuckeyeGirl


Kings Beach, CA (aka North Lake Tahoe) (via Defiance, OH)

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I went to my first Ohio State football game when I was around 7 years old, and probably attended at least one game every season thereafter through 2006, when I moved to California. In spite of this, I went to Duke, and am a huge Duke basketball fan, which has made me feel pretty conflicted the last couple years. :-)

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  • SPORTS MOMENT: The night before my law school graduation, I got to go to Game 6 of the NBA playoffs (Cavs vs. Pistons). My dad's friend had somehow nabbed 3rd row seats right behind where players would inbound the ball. Cleveland lost that game, but that wasn't the end of the night. We then went to the Foundation Room, where we dined with one of the owners of the Yankees, who let my dad and me try on one of his World Series rings. It was a loooong night, and I'm pretty sure I was still drunk at graduation (classy, I know), but it was completely surreal and something I doubt I will ever experience again.
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: As far as current players go, Braxton! Or Shazier.
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Rasheed Sulaimon, if only because every time the announcers say his name, the Neil Diamond song pops
  • NFL TEAM: Browns
  • NBA TEAM: Cavs
  • MLB TEAM: Indians

Recent Activity

Comment 03 Apr 2013

I was going to say that the yellow mohawk seems out of character, as from what I've read he's a quiet guy.....

And then I remembered that when I was in high school, my pic was in the paper for the quiz team going to nationals (yes, I am a nerd), and I was sporting bright red hair and black fingernails. Oh, the style choices of the mid-90s...

Comment 03 Apr 2013

Is there such a thing as a miracle for Buckeye tickets? ;-)  My guy (the converted, former AZ fan I mentioned last season) and I are thinking about going to the game at Cal, as we live in Tahoe.  I know he'll be able to get his ticket, at least.... I wonder if he'd mind if I hooked? KIDDING - but I am almost that excited* to see the Bucks in person for the 1st time since the 2006 Michigan game (I'm ignoring the 2008 USC game, because, well.)

*I totally just watched the end of the Nat Champ game, the end of the 2011 Wisky game, Script Ohio, and the video game halftime show, on top of reading 11W.  I'm twitchy.

Comment 03 Apr 2013

Man alive, this game was painful (as a Duke bball fan).  If you put Ohio St's 1st half with Duke's 2nd half, you'd have one of the most miserable bball performances... At least I can fully focus on Buckeye football now!  And Duke football, if I wanted to....errrrrrr...... :-)

 

*There are only two good football memories I have from my time at Duke: 1) there were stands that sold fresh funnel cakes and frozen lemonade, and 2) when the opposing team would score, after their band would play, the Duke band (which was terrible, by the way) would play some loud, discordant note - basically the band version of sticking your tongue out at someone.

Comment 30 Mar 2013

Ummmm.....I know I'll get about a billion downvotes for this, but.... GO DUKE!!!!!!

(In my defense, I grew up going to games at the Shoe, but went to Duke.  It's tricky.)

If it makes anyone feel better, I truly believe Duke will lose the rematch to Louisville, and if they don't, that they will lose in the Final Four to OSU.

Comment 08 Feb 2013

Oh, wow, awesome!  Thanks!

Comment 07 Feb 2013

Yeah, it's terrible, but all I have is paint, minimal computer skiills, and no coffee. :-)

Comment 06 Feb 2013

The Who played Baba O'Reilly last night (my favorite song) and tOSU gets Vonn Bell?!???  I CAN'T HANDLE THIS MUCH EXCITEMENT!!!

Is it September yet?

Comment 05 Feb 2013

Wilson committed last night.  Tonight I am seeing The Who.  Tomorrow is NSD.  Saturday is my birthday.  This just might be the best week ever!*

 

*Except for the whole trying to get organized to move while still working thing.  That part still kinda sucks. Has anyone invented teleportation yet? That would make things SO much easier!

Comment 05 Feb 2013

Love it! If I could give thumbs up, you'd have one. :-)

Comment 29 Jan 2013

THIS is my favorite kind of Who. I'm hoping to catch them here next week. *fingers crossed*

Comment 28 Jan 2013

The blonde girl who shows up on the very left when the camera pans out.  While everyone around her is turning to watch, she is staring straight ahead like, "I want no part of this tomfoolery."

Also, the brunette towards the top right as it pans out who unleashes a clear "F_CK YOU!" At the end it looks like she's trying to get down there to go at him.

Comment 28 Jan 2013

Yes!  And the Who isl loving it, too, laughing and clapping.  If I could ive you a thumbs up for pointing this out, I would. :-)

Comment 20 Jan 2013

I think there might be something wrong with me.  I kinda like Baylor's helmets. I'm blaming this on the paralyzing boredom that has resulted from listening to continuing legal education classes all morning.  I did learn one interesting thing, though.  Of all the drugs (including alcohol), shrooms have the least effect on a lawyer's ability to practice.  (!!!)

Comment 17 Jan 2013

"Deadspin did not wait to hear from Notre Dame, which had investigated the hoax. But it did quote an anonymous friend of Tuiasosopo saying he was "80 percent sure" that Manti Te'o was "in on it," and that the two perpetrated Lennay Kekua's death with publicity in mind.
That's a significant, character-assassinating allegation to pin on a source who is "80 percent sure.""

Because sports writers NEVER level character-assassinating allegations without being 100% sure.

Comment 17 Jan 2013

I have an idea for the 43rd best moment on the Maury Show: Manti Te'o lie detector!

"You were asked, 'Did you fabricate a girlfriend in order to draw attention to your performance on the field and manipulate awards voters?' You said no, and the lie detector shows..... THAT...was a lie."

Comment 17 Jan 2013

This is exactly what I was thinking.  Te'o also claimed to have met her in person.  As the girl in the photos says she has never met Te'o, you'd think he would have noticed that the girl he met (assuming the alleged hoax was so complex that they sent some girl to Hawaii to perpetuate it) was not the same as the one in the pics.

Comment 15 Jan 2013

As an Ohio State fan, I'm very "meh" about Maryland joining the B1G.  As a Duke fan, I'm sad to see Maryland go.  When I was down there, they were playing good enough ball that we stayed in K-Ville after the Carolina game to camp out for Maryland tickets.  I love watching the Devils beat them!  I guess I'll just have to settle for watching Ohio State beat them in football. At least I'll get to mock their horrible unis! 

I do hate how the realignment of all the conferences has destroyed some great rivalries....but as my dad's friend says, "The answer is money. What's the question?"

Comment 10 Sep 2012

I've been wanting to post this for a few days now, so if someone already posted it in another thread, my apologies for the repeat... :-)