2007-02-13
Beanpot
Go BU!


It confused me a little today when I kept checking the Beanpot Hockey Championship website and the "live" game stats were stuck at 1 to 1 in the 3rd period.

Apparently the game ended with a tie, so they went into overtime.

I finally googled the news and found the AP story from the Houston Chronicle, of all places.

Luckily the Boston University Terriers won.

"Beating BC after one period, or two periods, or three periods or five periods in overtime is always rewarding," coach Jack Parker said after BU won for the 28th time in the tournament's 55 years. "That means we've won more than all the other schools combined."

in honor of my school, I did I little research on famous Alumni. Here's a random list, although I've left off the majority of the NHL players as well as the players on the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey team because that there'd be a lot of typing ...
    Harry Agganis - professional baseball player
    Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy - late wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr.
    Edward Brooke III - first African-American U.S. Senator since Reconstruction
    John Cazale - actor ("Fredo" in The Godfather)
    William Cohen - former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Senator, Congressman
    Geena Davis - actress
    Rocco DiSpirito - Chef, restauranteur, television personality
    Bill Duke - actor ("Mac" in Predator), director
    Mike Eruzione - Captain, 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team
    Kenneth Feld - CEO, Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus
    Tipper Gore - Former 2nd Lady of the United States
    Mike Grier - NHL hockey player
    Martin Luther King, Jr. - Civil Rights Leader
    Ted Harbert - President, E! Networks
    Mariel Hemingway - actress
    Yunjin Kim - actress ("Sun Kwon" in Lost)
    David E. Kelley - television producer
    Tom Magliozzi - co-host of Car Talk
    Elizabeth (Sadie) Holloway Marston - co-creator of Wonder Woman
    Stephanie McMahon - Senior VP, World Wrestling Entertainment** (in my class!)
    Julianne Moore - actress
    Bill O'Reilly - Radio & Television personality
    Rick Pitino - Basketball Coach
    Kim Raver - actress ("Audrey Raines" in 24)
    Scott Rosenberg - screenwriter (Con Air, Gone in Sixty Seconds)
    Jeffrey Ross - actor, comedian
    Howard Stern - radio & TV mogul
    Nina Tassler - President, CBS Entertainment
    Dorothy West - author, member of Harlem Renaissance
    Helen Magill White - first woman to earn a Ph.D.
posted by Josh @ 3:31 PM  

Josh and Liz are two American kids who got married in August. Liz has lived in Dubai since 2003, Josh since August of 2006.

Follow along in the culture shock of being recently married and (for Josh, at least) recently transplanted to Dubai.


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