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Last week I wrote about how booking rappers for fraternity parties is almost always just a horrible, horrible idea. Great in theory, bad in reality. But booking Carrie Underwood for a party? Now we’re talking.
Country singer Carrie Underwood, wife of Nashville Predators captain Mike Fisher, has officially been put on notice by the guys of Mizzou’s Sigma Pi. The wager? 200 community service hours or a charity concert depending on the winner of the Blues-Predators series.
That’s some sports betting I can get behind.
When it comes to hockey, the city of Columbia, Mo. is pretty split between St. Louis Blues fans and annoying Chicago Blackhawks fans, with a few Minnesota Wild weirdos sprinkled in between. Since the Hawks and Wild both hilariously got sent home early (suck it, Patrick Kane), Blues fans in CoMo are feeling pretty bold, and for good reason. Historically, the Blues decide to either blow it right away in the first round or wait until the Conference Finals to stick a dagger into their fans’ hearts, so coming out on top in the second round seems like a safe bet.
And Carrie Underwood is a great choice. Why? Because she’s about as A-list as NHL hockey WAGS get. She sings the NFL Sunday theme song for crying out loud. Carrie in Mid Mo would be the same as seeing a unicorn in the wild. Any fraternity can book a rapper. It’s another level to book an A-list female country music star.
I’m pulling for you, fellas. If the Pats can come back from 21-3 to win a Mizzou guy a Twitter bet (and eventual date with) tennis hottie Genie Bouchard, then you guys can at minimum get Carrie to agree to this bet. Lightning does, in fact, strike twice. Let it ride!.