Twitter Chips away at Kelly firing

And so ends the Philadelphia experiment.  Football “mastermind” Chip Kelly has been fired by the Eagles with one game remaining in the regular season.  Their next game, much like the sixteen other ones they played this season, has now been Continue reading

NBA’s big guns gun down gun violence for the holidays

Not long ago, in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident, the NFL ran a series of public service announcements entitled “No More.”  In conjunction with the Joyful Heart Foundation, a slew of present and former NFL greats Continue reading

Gimmicks, colorblindness and NFL onesies: The current state of the nation’s most popular sports league

There must be something wrong with my television set. Wait, that can’t be.  Years ago for Christmas, I splurged on a fancy (because I’m fancy), flat screen that would keep me out of sports bars on Sunday.  So far that Continue reading

Steve Harvey robs Miss Colombia of her crown; Twitter robs Steve Harvey of his manhood

Everybody makes mistakes… even Steve Harvey.   Or perhaps, after Sunday night, that last sentence should read especially Steve Harvey. In a contest nobody has watched since Bob Barker stopped hosting it, the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant witnessed a blunder of Continue reading

Midnight Meat Train derailed: A tale of fantasy, heartbreak and a season lost by a single point

“Nobody’s ever made it their first jump.”  “I know, but what if he does.” –          Tank and Mouse discussing Neo and the jump program in The Matrix “Les jeux sont faits. Translation: the game is up.” –          Jeffrey Jones as Continue reading

The rise and fall of Lawrence Phillips

In the wake of the nation’s most dominant college running back winning the Heisman Trophy, I couldn’t help but think about another who didn’t. I remember it like it was yesterday even though it was a lifetime ago.  It’s been Continue reading