V.23 No.28 |
The Daily Word in fired cops, frivolous lawsuits and crimes against women, Asians and theater people
RIP Archie of Riverdale
By geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jul 15 2014 10:04 AM ]
Two former APD cops say they were fired for political reasons and not for kicking the shit out of a suspected car-thief.
It seems like a good idea, but you are not allowed to take items left in front of thrift stores.
The Q-Staff theatre company was victim to theft of props and musical instruments.
Betty or Veronica? You might have a chance now they've killed Archie!
Could be you only like people who are like you.
Meet me in Atlantic City, but not at a casino because they're closing down.
Behold the worst-written and most meandering peripheral tale to Orange is the New Black.
A short education on an extremely offensive and common slur.
V.22 No.4 | 1/24/2013
The Daily Word in hoarder problems, Colorado shooting and The Pit
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Jan 18 2013 10:11 AM ]
Michael J. Fox hopes that Taylor Swift never gets the chance to write a song about his son.
Local farmers are supporting a bill to keep home grown food in New Mexico schools.
Theater in Aurora Colorado reopens with remembrance ceremony and screening of “The Hobbit” for victims.
What did we learn from last nights interview with Lance Armstrong? Oprah is the most intense interviewer ever.
The New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association responds to the gun control debate.
A man that was trapped for two days in his own hoarded items may require amputation.
The Pit landed itself on ESPN’s list of top 10 home court advantage.
V.21 No.52 | 12/27/2012
The Daily Word in John Kerry, Mayan Apocolypse, and Kitten for Christmas.
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Dec 21 2012 10:58 AM ]
President Obama to nominate John Kerry as next Secretary of State.
ESPN analyst receives 30-day suspension for racial remarks against RG3.
New Mexico lawmaker Ben Lujan died Tuesday.
Gangnam Style became the first video on Youtube to reach one billion views.
Congrats, you appear to have survived the Mayan Apocalypse!
On that note, here are the most hilarious tweets about the end of the world.
Former U.S. Olympian apologizes for working as a call girl.
The NRA wants armed police officers in every school across the country.
The story of Graham getting a family for Christmas.
V.20 No.40 | 10/6/2011
The Daily Word in Hank Williams Jr. firing, Starbucks wanting your cash, and cell phone radiation warnings
By Adam Fox [ Tue Oct 4 2011 10:34 AM ]
It’s Election Day! Get out there and vote.
Starbucks is going to be asking for $5 donations to help stimulate the economy.
ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr.’s “Monday Night Football” theme after he compares Obama and Hitler.
A new law in San Francisco requires cell phone retailers to display radiation warnings.
A bear attacks a couple inside their home.
South Park turns 15, with brand new episodes airing tomorrow.
Watch 100 of the best f-bombs in film.
Lobo men’s basketball tickets are on sale today at The Pit.
Brianna Amat kicks the game-winning field goal the same night she is named homecoming queen.
China threatens a trade war with the U.S. due to a proposed bill that lets China’s currency rise.
You can buy San Francisco’s Albion Castle, complete with tunneled water caverns.
V.19 No.41 |
The Daily Word 10.14.10: Chilean miners rescued, Lobos No. 1, Cheney won't apologize
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Oct 14 2010 10:13 AM ]
Albuquerque's Chilean community celebrates the miners' rescue.
Martinez ditches a campaign contribution from a rape joke-making Texan guv candidate.
Is this teen the ninja bandit?
14,000 abandoned mines punched into New Mexico.
Killer pens an apology letter 10 years later.
The Lobos rank No. 1 … on ESPN's Bottom 10 list.
The city will refile charges against a man charged with feeding homeless people Downtown without a permit.
Cheney never apologized to the dude he shot in the face.
Rapper T.I. saves a man threatening to jump from a skyscraper.
Darryl Strawberry sells chicken wings in Queens.
The world's new shortest man.
The McRib is coming back on election day.
Life-sized Lego models.
V.19 No.17 | 4/29/2010
Weekend Sports Guide: The 2010 NFL Draft and MMA’s Aldo vs Faber
By Justin Goodrum [ Fri Apr 23 2010 4:43 PM ]
2010 NFL Draft
Football fans favorite NFL holiday continues on Friday and Saturday, with diehards hoping to find their diamond in the rough. With Jimmy Clausen and Colt McCoy still on the draft board, a normally boring second round is now guaranteed to deliver some excitement. Despite Sam Bradford being selected number one, Florida Gator poster boy Tim Tebow stole the show by being selected no. 25 to the Denver Broncos. Tebow's excitement is written all over his face in this interview with ESPN's Jeremy Schaap from his Florida home. Still looking for draft info, stick with ESPN's Draft coverage and the NFL.com Draft coverage. Both have great videos and articles breaking down every pick for your viewing pleasure.
Aldo vs Faber
After two lackluster MMA events, WEC presents Aldo vs Faber, which hopes to leave fight fans with a better taste in their mouths after lackluster UFC and Strikeforce shows.
Dana White continues his infamous video blogs and hypes this main event as the most important fight in featherweight history. These videos contain White's foul mouth, but are worth a look as he talks to the media and visits fans at his favorite yogurt shop, Pinkberry.
V.19 No.11 | 3/18/2010
The Daily Word 3.16.10: Tiger Woods, Michael Jackson, Erin Andrews
By Adam Fox [ Tue Mar 16 2010 10:18 AM ]
Tiger Woods is returning to golf next month at the Masters.
A U.S. Consulate employee and her husband were gunned down by Juárez drug gangs.
The late Michael Jackson somehow inks a recording deal worth more than $200 million.
They’re coming to get you; the IRS visits a car wash owing 4 cents in delinquent taxes.
Thousands of Thai residents donate blood to be dumped on government offices in protest.
The winner of the HGTV Dream Home in Sandia Park was announced, and it wasn’t you.
The runaway Toyota Prius incident on a California highway may have been a hoax.
The video voyeur who taped ESPN sports reporter Erin Andrews in the nude gets 2 1/2 years in the pen.
Don’t drink and drive; free taxis in Bernalillo County on Saint Patrick’s Day!
V.18 No.46 | 11/12/2009
Lady Lobo Soccer Player Makes National News for Beating Up Mormons
By Laura Marrich [ Fri Nov 6 2009 7:15 PM ]
The good news? Last night’s “SportsCenter” did a segment spotlighting UNM sports. The bad news? It was centered on the brutally unsportsmanlike conduct a Lobo dished out in a NCAA women's soccer game against Brigham Young University.
The offending player was Elizabeth Lambert, a UNM junior and backliner on the Lobo Women’s Soccer team. She may usually be on defense, but as you’ll see in the game footage, that night Lambert seemed to be playing an offensive position—in a hockey match. The ESPN commentators describe the game as having “MMA qualities.”
The Freshman Rookie of the Year, Who's Who Scholar Athlete and Principal's Honor Roll student can be seen grinding her elbows into BYU players, kicking her rivals in the head when they’re on the ground and, most shockingly, calmly yanking on a rival player’s long, Latter Day Saint-sanctioned braid with so much force that it slammed the player flat on to her face. UNM lost the game 1-0, even.
According Lambert’s official player bio on the Lobo Athletics site, the 21-year old is majoring in University Studies with a focus on Occupational Therapy. Which, you know, seems like a really good idea.
Read what jezebel.com has to say about the resulting coverage here.
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