The contest to end all contests, so to speak

Oiled up, buns up, I lay there on the massage table.  After all, tending bar for forty-plus hours a week and writing for nearly that many requires some painstaking, preventive maintenance. As she and I always do, the official licensed Continue reading

Carson Palmer becomes Twitter’s latest victim

I’m going to go ahead and rag on Carson Palmer because after the Sunday he had, it’s easy pickins’.  Plus I had money on the Cardinals so I plan on getting my money’s worth. With millions of Americans having just Continue reading

Two and ten: The frighteningly bleak future of the Cleveland Cavaliers

Somewhat surprisingly, the Golden State Warriors were three point underdogs Monday night headed into Cleveland.  It was the first time all season long Las Vegas didn’t consider them a favorite.  After a thirty-four point dismantling of the Cavaliers, Monday will Continue reading

#DrouinWatch, or How I Learned to Refuse to Play Because My Agent is an Idiot

Meet Jonathan Drouin. 20 years old from the furthest reaches of Quebec. Five years ago, he was drafted to a junior league hockey team in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He made his debut for the Halifax Mooseheads at 17, and got Continue reading

Another football season in the books, an underdog story and two brand new contest winners

It was a tough year for picking football games.  Just ask my friend, Kevin Paul.  ZING!!! But I’m not here to gloat about my impressive forecasting abilities.  That would be in bad form, say I as I raise my hands Continue reading

Twitter reacts to ugly first half of football, douses Seahawks with unkindness

Twitter has a tendency to kick a man while he’s down.  They had no better opportunity to do so than Sunday afternoon when the Seattle Seahawks traveled to Carolina but forgot to get off the plane. The third of the Continue reading

Round 2 predictions: The NFL Playoffs continue

Alright, let’s take a stab at this weekend’s games. I took last weekend off, using the rather lame ‘my crystal ball was in the shop’ excuse but you already know how I wagered if you read how two godforsaken kickers Continue reading