Ripping paper/laughing baby: A metaphor for modern sports

Aside from being possibly the cutest thing you’ve ever seen on the internet, it occurred to me that the following video serves as the perfect metaphor for sports today.

Understanding our obsession with quarterbacks

There sure has been a lot of talk about quarterbacks these days.  In Minnesota, Donovan McNabb is out, Christian Ponder is in. In Washington, Rex Grossman is out, John Beck is in.  In Oakland, Jason Campbell is hurt, Carson Palmer Continue reading

Is the NFL ready to name Michael Vick its MVP?

It’s funny how things change over time, how things we never thought would happen turn out to be true. Two years ago, who would have thought an ostracized, dog-murdering Michael Vick could return to the NFL to become the league’s Continue reading

Things we would like to see in sports, Part 1: Pacquaio-Mayweather, Brett Favre making a decision, Tiger Woods winning a Major, Cubs in the World Series

Pacquiao-Mayweather Imagine, after both completing successful seasons, the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts make it to the Super Bowl.  Or imagine the Yankees and Phillies get to the World Series or the Lakers and Magic both reach the NBA Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 10-12)

  It’s always a spectacle in the South when football kicks into full gear but this weekend is particularly big.  And by big, I mean HUGE! 

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 3-5)

Last week, college football fans saw four top ten teams (Ole Miss, Penn State, Cal and Miami) lose in disheartening fashion.  While the upsets this weekend will likely not be as poll-shattering, Saturday’s slate features three crucial contests between ranked Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Sept. 26-27)

  This week in college and professional football might finally shed some light on who’s good and who’s not, putting some distance between the contenders and the pretenders.  Below are some of the games you should be watching…  

The Last Draft Recap You’ll Ever Need

The NFL Draft is a sporting event unlike any other.  Where else can you see thousands of football fans cheer for their teams without a single pass being thrown or a single yard gained.  Every April, thirty-two NFL teams gather Continue reading