They Said What? Volume Seven: Kobe Bryant

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There’s a reason why fringe the sports fan resents professional sports and the athletes that play them.  Kobe Bryant is a stark reminder of that. In a recent interview, Kobe Bryant said he believes athletes like he and LeBron James Continue reading

Bad teams! Bad!

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“That’s right, that’s right.  We bad!  Uh huh!” -Richard Pryor, Stir Crazy, 1980 We’ve talked a lot about fandom over the past few months, more specifically when it is acceptable for sports fans to switch allegiances and what rights we Continue reading

Super Bowl Tweets better than the game itself

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Well, that was a riveting Super Bowl.  Not! If you feel bad about not being entertained, consider the fact that the most watched program in US television history was even more of a downer for Colorado residents and those bearing Continue reading

Tim Tebow landing in New England creates mass hysteria, and some great one-liners, on Twitter

A reader recently asked me why I hadn’t written anything about Tim Tebow being picked up by the New England Patriots.  What’s to say that hasn’t already been said?

They Said What, Vol. 5 starring the (second) greatest wide receiver ever, more alleged drug use in sports and the potential reemergence of JaMarcus Russell and Allen Iverson

So Randy Moss thinks he’s the best wide receiver ever to play in the NFL. 

The myth of the USC quarterback

Matt Barkley.  Mark Sanchez.  John David Booty.  Matt Leinart.  Carson Palmer. Over the past fifteen years, these are the names of the gentlemen that we, as college football fans, have been led to believe are the second coming of the Continue reading

One Florida fan’s experience with the new SEC

Harry Balzac has been rooting for the Gators ever since Galen Hall patrolled the sidelines and some kid from Pensacola, Florida named Emmitt was chewing up the Astroturf (yes, Astroturf) at Florida Field.