March 3, 2010

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
March 1 - 2, 2010

Last Update - March 3, 2010 at 4:21 AM EST

The links below should help you catch up with anything you've missed, or haven't gotten enough of, over the first couple days of March. Your internet transport awaits you in the 'Reading And Viewing List' for March 1 through March 2, 2010.

March 2, 2010

When JonVechkin speaks, people listen
Posted by tj at Alex Ovetjkin

Jon Press oversees Japers' Rink, a website dedicated to all things Washington Capitals, and the NHL in general. Mick had a chance to talk hockey with J.P. on The War Room, and they touched upon the Caps, hockey websites, and the recent Winter Olympics.

Japers Rink Interview On The War Room (

Ferrari feeling positive for Bahrain
Posted at

Ferrari are in a confident mood for the season ahead after the F10 passed its final winter test with flying colours. Drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa both enjoyed top-three placings during last week’s four-day session at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya and reliably completed over 400 laps of the Spanish track...

The Washington Capitals at the Deadline:
A Look at Potential Targets

By David M. Getz at Japers' Rink

The NHL's trade deadline is now barely more than a day away, and the Capitals posses a rare combination that makes it likely they'll be a major player: prospects and salary cap space. That the team is already a legitimate Cup contender doesn't hurt either...

With that in mind, we thought we'd take a look at the Caps' most pressing needs, and who they might look at to address them...

'The Crazies' Director Says His 'Flash Gordon' Movie
Is 'Not A Remake'

By Blair Marnell at MTV's Splash Page

"Flash Gordon" — one of the original sci-fi action heroes — has been absent from movie screens for 30 years and largely out of the public consciousness aside from a few attempts to revive the character on television and in comics. In 2008, Breck Eisner — director of "The Crazies" remake which opened last weekend — was signed to helm Gordon's return to film for Sony Pictures...

'Thor' Updates From Kat Dennings And Jaimie Alexander
By Blair Marnell at MTV's Splash Page

As director Kenneth Brannagh's adaptation of "Thor" enters its second month of principal photography, actress Jaimie Alexander — who will portray Sif — has continued to provide constant updates via her twitter account. With production of the film scheduled to move from Los Angeles to Santa Fe, New Mexico; Alexander may have inadvertently revealed a minor plot point of the upcoming film...

Exclusive Ross Brawn Q&A: We're targeting victory in Bahrain
Posted at

Ross Brawn is renowned for his no-nonsense approach, so it’s no surprise that the Mercedes GP team principal is keen to avoid speculation about the MGP W01’s competitiveness ahead of this month’s season-opener in Bahrain. However, with a big upgrade set to be introduced at the Sakhir race, Brawn is confident seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher and team mate Nico Rosberg will have cars that are capable of challenging at the front...

Channeling Pain Into Productivity
By DC Sports Chick at On Frozen Blog

The Washington Post’s Tarik El-Bashir has an article in today’s paper about Jose Theodore and the struggles he’s faced since the death of his infant son last year. The tragedy has been extremely difficult for him and his family, but one positive thing has come out of it. Theodore started a charity, Saves For Kids, that will benefit Children’s National Medical Center. Professionally, after some early-season struggles, he has played very well, despite the thoughts that torment him on a regular basis...

In Canada, Even Pets Watched Sunday’s Gold Medal Game
By pucksandbooks at On Frozen Blog

It was a bit of a riptide that swirled across and through new media yesterday afternoon — more than 27 million Americans tuned in to the gold medal game on Sunday, making it the highest rated hockey on television in the States in 30 years. You had to go all the way back to Lake Placid and the Miracle on Ice weekend to beat the numbers NBC enjoyed on Sunday. Then the tsunami arrived: up in Canada, home to 33 million Canucks, 26.5 million in touques tuned in to some portion of the gold medal game on Sunday...

Corona Rally Mexico on
Posted at

Set the controls to hot and dusty, because on Friday 5 March the World Rally Championship cuts loose on the first gravel round of the season - Corona Rally Mexico.

It's an event not to be missed. But if you can't make it there in person don't panic - you can follow all of the action LIVE and FREE here on

Top five the target for Stobart team
Posted at

Stobart Ford team drivers Matthew Wilson and Henning Solberg are hoping their previous experience on Rally Mexico - and a return to the gravel surface they both enjoy - will be enough for the team to take a top five finish this week...

Villagra and the Munchis Team make their return
Posted at

Five months after wrapping up its 2009 campaign on the Rally de Espana, The Munchi’s Ford World Rally Team will return to the World Rally Championship this week, when its 2010 programme kicks off with Rally Mexico.

The event will be the first of eight rallies this year for the Argentine squad using a Ford Focus RS WRC piloted by the crew of Federico Villagra and co-driver Jorge Perez Companc...

March 1, 2010

Capitals GM George McPhee Answered Questions From Media About Trade Deadline, Etc.
Posted on Caps365 at

Bruce Boudreau Talked To Media After First Post 2010 Olympics Practice
Posted on Caps365 at

Alex Ovechkin Spoke To Media After First Practice Back
From 2010 Vancouver Olympics

Posted on Caps365 at

Back injury scuppers Raikkonen's Mexico test
Posted at

Kimi Raikkonen will start Rally Mexico without having driven his Citroen C4 for any significant time on gravel, after a back injury forced the cancellation of a pre-event test...

Q&A with Bridgestone’s Hirohide Hamashima
Posted at

Over the course of last week’s test at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya, the 11 teams in action managed to complete extensive mileage at the Spanish circuit. With the squads using all four compounds of Bridgestone's dry tyre range, it proved an equally busy time for the tyre manufacturer’s engineers. Director of Bridgestone Motorsport Tyre Development Hirohide Hamashima reviews the four-day session...

Exclusive interview with Virgin's Timo Glock
Posted at

More than five seconds off the pace of the frontrunners, and with just 209 laps to show from seven days of testing, Virgin’s Timo Glock could be forgiven for becoming disillusioned with progress at his new team. Glock, however, is determined to keep his chin up ahead of the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix and remains hopeful they’ll eventually gain ground on their rivals...

Citroen Junior Team set for Mexico debut
Posted at

While Citroen as a manufacturer heads to America looking for a fourth consecutive victory on Rally Mexico, the event will be an all-new experience for the Citroen Junior Team, which goes there for the first time.

Established in 2009, the year Mexico did not count as part of the WRC, The Citroen Juniors will run two C4 World Rally Cars in this year's rally for French rising star Sebastien Ogier and Finland's Formula One convert Kimi Raikkonen...

Disabled AC/DC Fan Impaled In Mosh Pit In Australia
By Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

A quadriplegic AC/DC fan suffered serious facial injuries when a mate accidentally hit the joystick of his motorized wheelchair and catapulted him into the mosh pit during a concert at the Queensland Sport and Athletic Centre on Saturday night...

Detroit Success
By Lobese (Monica Lo) at Lobese

...From dinner at The Majestic Cafe to bowling at The Garden Bowl to the party in the hotel lobby- the entire weekend felt natural, like catching up with old friends. I guess that's the beauty of social networking- we all learn bits and pieces of each other and the rest is just filling it in the gaps.

And just when we thought it couldn't get any better-

Mission Control took us to Ford's Proving Grounds and taught us how to drive stick! They hired a bunch of professional race car driving instructors from California to (very patiently) ease us into it...

Block on winning form in America
Posted at

Monster World Rally Team driver Ken Block will tackle Rally Mexico after a successful weekend in his national series when he took a fifth consecutive win in the 100 Acre Wood Rally.

The Missouri-based event, round two of the Rally America Championship, concluded on Saturday 27 February and was won by Block, and co-driver Alex Gelsomino, in an open class Ford Fiesta...

Olympic Hockey To Remember — and Perpetuate
By The OFB Team at On Frozen Blog

Just how good was hockey in Vancouver’s Olympics, and what should the future of the Games hold in terms of the NHL’s participation? We share our post-Olympics thoughts...

Hard Rock Hell IV: First Bands Announced
By mdome at Classic Rock

The first bands have been confirmed for Hard Rock Hell IV – and they include Skid Row, Michael Schenker Group, Enuff Z’Nuff and LA Guns.

The action happens at Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales from December 3-5, with everything kicking off on December 2 for the real diehards...

Toto Re-form For European Tour
By mdome at Classic Rock

Toto are to re-form for a summer tour of Europe.

This is being done in honour of former bassist Mike Porcaro who is suffering from ALS (Lou Gerhig’s) disease...

Ford team hopes to keep its grip
Posted at

The BP Ford Abu Dhabi Team journeys to Rally Mexico, the second round of the FIA World Rally Championship, intent on extending its lead in both the manufacturers' and drivers' standings.

Victory for Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen and third for team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila in Sweden last month means the team heads both championships with the Ford Focus RS World Rally Car...

No comments:


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...