Posts Tagged ‘Gophers football’


It’s August in New York — and, I suppose, everywhere else in the world. It’s humid. I’m helping my wife pack for a trip to New Orleans. It’s 1:30 a.m., a car is picking her up at 4 a.m. I’m still exhausted from a Sunday morning basketball game at a local playground. There’s a phrase that describes these August days, something involving a canine.

All of this adds up to one thing: Instead of offering deep commentary and 1,500 words about Kobe Bryant’s jump shot or the 1982 Lakers or Law & Order or life in Inwood, we’re diving into YouTube and offering up a bunch of clips in an attempt to save some brainpower for when I’ll really need it.

So here now a collection of hopefully entertaining, occasionally bizarre, usually amusing videos of everything from orangutans on Little House on the Prairie to girls basketball in 1983.

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