SaskaThoughts: Lingerie Football League doomed to fail
There’s been lots of debate over the morality of the Lingerie Football League (and the mental well-being of Regina’s general population too – mostly the north-enders I assume) after it was announced the Queen City is getting an LFL expansion team this year. The bad news for those expending energy on both sides of the debate is that it doesn’t matter because the league’s Regina franchise won’t see a second Christmas. And the morality issue is a moot point because it won’t change the fact that most men appreciate an attractive, athletic woman and the team will not succumb to the outcry over a little T&A. Simply put, it will fail (miserably) because it is crappy football in a saturated football market, and no amount of dubious marketing is going to change that.
On the plus side, the Leader-Post’s Rob Vanstone had some beauty name suggestions for future possible LFL teams in this morning’s paper. A few others worth considering, should the league expand further into Saskatchewan: The Raymore Skin, Lampman-Eaters, Love Doves, Porcupine Plain Janes, and the Cucumber House of Ill Repute.
Inappropriate things I saw today: A live news hit that started with hearty laughter over nothing in particular and continued with a declaration that “I’m not usually even BREATHING at this time of the day” … all introducing a discussion on Cal Murphy’s death and funeral. Seriously.
Completely appropriate things I saw today: Mitchell Blair busting out the ring a ding dong dandy on his blog. That’s Bad Ass Of The Week-worthy if I do say so myself.
Sportsnet’s Perry Lefko reports that Henry Burris thinks he knows what Andy Fantuz is in for when the Tiger-Cats visit the Roughriders in Week 5 of the new CFL season:
“He’s going to get his tail booed off,” Burris said with a laugh in a phone interview with sportsnet.ca on Wednesday. “I’m happy that I’m not the guy that is getting booed now. It’s going to be all about him when we go back (to Regina).”
Obviously aware that this blog was going to argue that point, Burris goes on the clarify later in the article that the perception of Fantuz’s situation among Riders fans is different than Burris’ when he left Saskatchewan in 2005, and that Fantuz will likely be welcomed at least a little warmer than Burris was after he left as a result. True dat. True dat.