Deja Vu All Over Again...Almost

Saturday, May 03, 2008

(posted by One More Dying Quail)

I took a trip into the official Awful Announcing Archives tonight, trying to find any posts I did on the Kentucky Derby last year, and made an interesting discovery: the events of Saturday, May 5, 2007 bore a startling resemblance to those of Friday, May 2, 2008.

2007: Utah eliminates Houston in Game 7 of their first round playoff series.
2008: Utah eliminates Houston in Game 6 of their first round playoff series.

2007: Chien-Ming Wang pitches a gem to beat the Seattle Mariners.
2008: Chien-Ming Wang pitches a gem to beat the Seattle Mariners.

2007: I miss the Kentucky Derby while attending my nephew's birthday party. My pick, Storm in May, finishes 16th.
2008: I miss the Kentucky Derby while having dinner with friends. My pick, TBD, finishes well off the lead (I'm assuming this prediction will come true).

2007: Oscar De La Hoya loses to Floyd Mayweather.
2008: Oscar De La Hoya is scheduled to fight Steve Forbes on Saturday. Not a perfect match, but still weird.

More to come later on the Derby and other notable events of the weekend.

Posted by One More Dying Quail at 12:56 AM

4 Comments:

Why the hell is De La Hoya fighting a former Presidential candidate?

Bruce said...
May 3, 2008, 1:55:00 AM  

Didn't he also run Forbes Magazine?

Dr. Oh No Romo said...
May 3, 2008, 2:03:00 AM  

He's going to fight Aristotle Onassis next.

Jay said...
May 3, 2008, 4:21:00 AM  

He's actually fighting Teve Torbes.

Anonymous said...
May 3, 2008, 12:23:00 PM  

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