Do you name your teapots?

October 31st, 2010 We won’t have to wait very long before the first official sign of the WEC-UFC merger. Jose Aldo was supposed to kick things off for WEC fighters at UFC 125 on Jan. 1. Now MMAWeekly reports that the first look at WEC fighters in the UFC will arrive in less than six weeks. … Leonard Garcia and Tyler [...] under: FedEx Cup Lee Westwood will not be a regular on the PGA Tour in the United States next year. The 37-year-old Englishman will put family first in 2011, staying in Europe and forgoing the bigger paydays he could receive by competing for the FedEx Cup. “I don’t want to get into a situation [...] Ronaldo Tiger Woods Ronaldinho Lebron James For the past twelve months, our world has been different. Those happy shires where unicorns once fluttered and roses once glittered have, sadly, fallen silent and sparkle-less. Those shining metropolises were known as the “Geocities,” and, since their disappearance, their shimmering, spastic, cartoonish denizens have been forced into exile, left to fight for the [...] under: Golf Odds and Ends A man died days after he was struck in the head by a golf ball at a Southern California golf course. Hiroshi Tango, 69, of Brea, Calif., complained of head and neck pain after he was struck in the head at Los Serranos Country Club in Chino on Oct. [...] Bsweet Boresha Bsweet

The Speciality Coffee Crisis

October 31st, 2010 isn’t designed to be a fear-mongering post, but this is really something we have to talk about and think about as an industry. I think we can accept as fact that the growth in consumption of high quality coffee is not being matched by growth in production. At some point in the not too [...] Release Time:  For Immediate Release Location:  James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:38 P.M. EDT MR. GIBBS:  Everybody got quiet quite quickly.  That was — that was made – Q    We’re just waiting for the Twitter question. MR. GIBBS:  The Twitter question I believe was on India.  It was why we’re going to India. [...] debate is raging in Rhode Island over the state’s full name, State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Some support dropping ‘plantations’ to mark a clear break with the history of slavery that it invokes, others call that a glossing over of the state’s dark past. Michael E. Ross of The Root argues that [...]