Thursday, July 20, 2006

Update on Tot. According to today's Washington Times, Latasha Byears has "foot tendinitis" (Moonie spelling) and is listed as day to day. According to today's Washington Post . . . well, there's no mention of Tot's absence from yesterday's game in the Post article. The BasketCases note that the latter was written by someone named Melanie Ho, not the Post's Mystics beat writer, Jon Gallo, and suggest that, in Jon's absence (which we hope is not from foot tendOnitis), Melanie be given a Mystics roster.

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And a big BOO to the Washington Post. Now that the BasketCases have seen the print edition with their own eyes, we can report that the (Tot-less) story of the Mystics' loss yesterday is on the front page of the sports section. We'd have absolutely no problem with that except that as far as we can recall, the Post hasn't put any story about a Mystics win on the front page this entire season. As they say in basketball, call 'em both ways.


At 11:34 AM, Blogger hodie said...

"Tendinitis" is actually the spelling most medical types use (see, for example,

At 2:17 PM, Blogger BasketCases said...

Thanks very much; we saw that "alternate" spelling before we posted the blog. We just couldn't find anything in our body called a tendin that could have an itis. :-)



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