If you have been watching Sportscenter at all over the last month one of the more ridiculous segments that will seemingly not go away is the “which NBA stars would make NFL stars” discussion. Started by LeBron’s commercial for State Farm it is one of those conversations that should be talked about maybe for a week but once Bristol gets hold of it will probably lead to a months long team by team vote. Returning to topic here is Kobe showing what everyone already knew, that he is much more into the beautiful game anyway.[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUDZ3Pl0Emg&eurl=http://jmayers.blogspot.com/&feature=player_embedded%5D
Fact of the week 1: Three newly signed strikers scored on debut in the mid-week games – Mido, Heskey, and Bellamy.
Fact of the week 2: In developing a spine news, Newcastle have lost only one of their last nine at St James’ Park.
Fact of the week 3: Sunderland have not won consecutive league games since last April.
Fact of the week 4: Liverpool won their first league game for 2009.
Fact of the week 5: Hull have the fourth lowest goal difference at -15 yet lie 11th on the table showing the great ability to really take a pasting or eke out a win. Continue reading