In an event that a 47% of Americans were hoping for, and 48% of Americans really didn’t want to happen (let’s forget about the third partiers because what did they truly want?), Donald J. Trump laid claim to the United States presidency early this morning. Even the most distant observer can tell that things (health, environment, … More New. Not better, not worse. Just new.
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has very publicly called out running back Eddie Lacy for packing on too many pounds. From his end-of-season press conference: Well, I mean Eddie Lacy, he’s got a lot of work to do. I think I’m stating the obvious. His offseason last year was not good enough and … More Eddie Lacy gets fat-shamed by his boss
This is a very good piece about how to actually pay the uncompensated child-athletes that make billions of dollars for the adult-officials in a very smart and well-reasoned way. Also, the NCAA is broken and we must kill it so that we can fix it. It’s a national embarrassment.
Geopolitics are all around us. The NFL playoffs are also all around us. So let’s combine these two very important topics and highlight connections between each team and their most similar international actors. International Actor: ISIS NFL Team: Carolina Panthers Why: Upstart; savvy; have immense swagger; targets of unending racist remarks; appeal to young people; … More Geopolitics and the NFL Playoffs
Kobe Bryant, he of drawn out and forced goodbye that adversely affects his team/city/sport, is the militia of irrational ranchers who have taken non-strategic administrative buildings at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. And we the fans, of benign nonjudgment, are the American public who have to watch these jamokes waste our precious and dwindling … More Kobe and the Oregon Militia
Can we as a country unanimously agree that the Scott Van Pelt-helmed SportsCenter is terrible? From the logo to the terrible music to the guests to the snarky swagger of a middle aged white man clinging to his youth, let’s just agree that it’s terrible. You can still watch it if you want, but let’s just agree … More Scott Van Pelt’s SportsCenter is Not Good
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak told season ticket holders that the franchise “cannot move on” until Kobe Bryant leaves at the end of the season. The exec of one of the most valuable franchises on earth went on to say that “this is a year that’s dedicated to Kobe and his farewell,” which proves that … More Power Kobe
With reports that Chip Kelly was partly fired for making Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie reschedule his prized holiday party because Coach refused to attend on a Monday, we only have one thing to say: the War on Christmas is real. And everyone involved is an aggressor. Kelly disrespected the man who gave him absolute power … More Philly’s War on Christmas is No Joke
Behold, the greatest Wikipedia entry out there: Yes, that’s right. Rick Fox, the former NBA playboy and husband of Vanessa Williams, who also at one point thought this was a good, non-sleazy look made a baller move and paid a million dollars for the dream squad of Froggen, Hard, Keith, KFO and Baby. Looks like we’ve … More Rick Fox Wins Again
The thing about this Carly Fiorina tweet is this: it’s the best thing I’ve ever seen. Love my alma mater, but rooting for a Hawkeyes win today. #RoseBowl — Carly Fiorina (@CarlyFiorina) January 1, 2016 As background, Candidate Fiorina is a Stanford alum, and they were playing the University of Iowa in a much-anticipated bowl … More Carly Fiorina’s Tweet is Actually Good