Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

The Daily Mail’s Martin Samuel is up for the Sports’ Journalists Association Writer of the Year Award. The nomination is well deserved, and since Phil Ball isn’t in the running, I’d vote for Samuel if I could. Samuel is unique in that his knowledge is deep, yet it is not overly flaunted. He’s principled, yet […]


First let me say this: I don’t think anybody is happy about Tom Brady’s torn ACL, not their competitors, certainly not their fans. He is arguably the best quarterback of all time; and no doubt whoever wins the Super Bowl this year will have to live with the fact that they did it without the […]


Meanwhile, Amanda [Beard] also denied she was dating Phelps, saying, “Eww, that’s nasty… I have never, ever hooked up with Michael Phelps,” Beard said via telephone from Beijing on the “Johnjay and Rich Show,” which is broadcast on Kiss FM 104.7 in Phoenix. “Come on, I have really good taste,” Beard said. “He’s really not […]


Despite pledging to avoid it, I have found myself tuned into the Olympics nearly constantly whenever I am home and I have the chance. There’s something that bothers me about the Olympics, and I am not sure what I can really attribute it to. It just seems so…disposable. That isn’t at all a slight against […]


Almost. One thing about following European and Global Soccer is that there is never really an off-season, only different seasons and different battles. Euro 2008 picked up right after the Champions’ League concluded, a competition based on the altruism and the pride of representing one’s country. While the tournament was thrilling, and the players’ efforts […]


Jason Whitlock, notably a former guest on ESPN’s The Sports Reporters, has a front page story on FoxSports.com completely trashing NBC’s line up for Football Night in America, basically the Sunday night game, and a wrap-up of the day in the league. Whitlock has been controversial figure in the past for his remarks about Sean […]


Ok, so the title is a bit misleading.  Those fans of Randy Moss will remember this incident, as quoted from wikipedia: On September 24, 2002 in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, Moss was driving and was preparing to make an illegal turn. A traffic control officer, noticing what he was about to do, stood in front of […]


Congrats to the Celtics in their well deserved win over the Lakers. The team of championship-less veterans fought hard, and it was never in doubt down the stretch. No one put more into the season than Kevin Garnett. That was certainly revealed in the post game. Here’s the video of what went down Slate had […]


Guest Post Laura Crawford Multiple blog commentator. Whose Life Are You Ruining Now Lance Armstrong? Cancer Survivor, Seven Time Tour De France Winner, Father, Energy Drink Hocker, and Ruiner of Lives. Yes, Lance Armstrong is all of those things. During his time in the limelight Lance has ruined the lives of many people. Despite the […]


At roughly 60 million dollars for two years totalling 20 goals: He’s insane in the Ukraine-Andriy Shevchenko VS. 2 million dollars for one performance: the Tranorexic Track Mark, Amy Winehouse Is someone making Amy Winehouse look good right now? I think so…