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August 31, 2006

The Yankees Hate Carl Pavano

I don't know whether to write off Yankee pitcher Carl Pavano as a dumbass or to feel bad for the guy. The Star Ledger's Dan Graziano reported that his teammates don't even like him any more. Jorge Posada doesn't...

Have Fun With This, Brainiacs

Attention: aspiring coaches, pop warner/high school/college football players looking to improve, football fanatics, anyone who's bored senseless at work. What a service this is. If you've ever wanted to take a look at a real NFL playbook, here's your opportunity....

NBC, You're Dead to Me

What the fuck? Seriously! What the fuck? Apparently not listening to my request to STOP THE EAR-BLEED-CAUSING MUSIC RUINING FOOTBALL ON TV, NBC has gone and made a decision as bad, or worse, than anything ever before. In the...

August 30, 2006

NFL Preview: St Louis Rams

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

Your Baseball Roundup

Yeah, we've kinda laid off the baseball coverage for a while, eh? Apologies, it's just that we're so excited for football season (not to mention hockey) that we've forgotten what exactly baseball is all about. Plus, things are different this...

August 29, 2006

The Biggest Story You May Have Missed

If you blinked, you may have missed this news story: six Carolina Panthers on the 2003 team have been outted in a report using illegal performance enhancing drugs. I saw this story on ESPN.com a few days ago, but...

NFL Preview: Seattle Seahawks

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

Joe Horn's a Great Guy

People hate Joe Horn for reasons I can't comprehend. The cell phone? Terrell Owens has done worse. Speaking in third-person? The Rock made millions and a successful movie career out of it. All Horn's done is make the bold...

Its Was a Banner Day for Washed-Up Quarterbacks

As Kyle mentioned earlier today, the Titans compromised the integrity of their franchise (although giving it a shot of hilarity) by signing Kerry Collins, or as I like to call him, The White Aaron Brooks. But you know it's...

August 28, 2006

The Titans Are Hell-Bent on Losing

We haven't covered the Titans in our NFL previews yet. It's probably a good thing because the bad review they would have gotten only got worse with their newest acquisition: Kerry Collins....

Joining the Corporate Machine

Nothing's more gratifying than a little self-promotion. So I'm going to take this moment to direct you to AOL's new venture, The Fanhouse. They've recruited bloggers for every NFL team, and a lot of the big-name college teams, to cover...

Are You Ready For Some (Bad) Football (Songs)?

Last fall, when I was unemployed and lazying my way through my last semester at college, I had a lot of free time on my hands (as per my "No Class Before 2PM" rule). I spent most of that...

August 27, 2006

NFL Preview: San Francisco 49ers

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

August 26, 2006

Damn It Feels Good to be a Viking

Vikings really do have more fun. Safety Dwight Smith got in on the action when he was caught in a stairwell in the midst of "indecent conduct" with a girl. With all the boat parties, DUIs, bar fights, and...

An Open Letter to Anyone Who Liked Talladega Nights

Fans of Talladega Nights, There's something you must understand about Talladega Nights -- it's not funny....

August 25, 2006

NFL Preview: San Diego Chargers

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

Assholes and the Women Too Stupid to Figure Out They're Being Lied To

Ahhh, the things men do to get dates. We've all been known to bend the truth slightly -- about our age, about our job, about our clean criminal record. Brian Jackson, a Pittsburgh native, is in hot water again. Last...

August 24, 2006

NFL Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

Team USA Continues to Roll

Team USA cruised to a victory against Senegal today to go undefeated through five games. Finals MVP Dwyane Wade didnít log a single minute, and they didnít even need him, winning by a comfortable margin of 45 points. As...

Zach Randolph Is NOT A Sexual Assailant

Whew. I'm glad we got that one sorta cleared up. According to the Portland Police Bureau, Randolph was named in a sexual assault report taken last week, but is not a suspect. The bureau would not go into further...

Defending Todd Pinkston

OK, so Len Pasquarelli is one of my favorite football writers. But that doesn't make this any less ridiculous. Pasquarelli called into a radio show called the "Penner and Mac Show," who's hosts referred to Todd Pinkston as Todd...

August 23, 2006

Where Soul Meets Body

Here's an interesting factoid about me that you probably don't care about: I love music. Besides sports, it's the most important thing in my life. Family and friends? Yadda yadda yadda. Since the beginning of time or, at least, the...

August 22, 2006

A New Mets Mojo

Well, I was wrong, and I love it! I shared the sentiment of most Mets fans that Tom Glavine's potential season-ending blood clot was that other shoe finally falling. Instead, Glavine can be on the mound in a matter...

Happy Maddenday

I've got my copy. Do you have yours? I took an extended lunch to travel from Queens to Manhattan, just to pick up Madden '07. If I ever doubted how big the video game has become (I haven't), my...

Getting Nervous

It's easy to trivialize the concerns of others about their football teams by telling them that it's only the preseason, the games don't count, their best players are nowhere to be seen, etc. I especially like to give advice...

I'm In a Sports Blogging State of Mind

You know, I realize I don't post enough on this site, and with my stint at AOL starting soon enough, I'll be splitting my time. So I've decided to try to write something, anything, once a day. I'll just...

August 21, 2006

The Gift That Keeps On Gibbons

When Shea Hillenbrand ceremoniously left the Blue Jays earlier in the season via a sordid mess with the organization, it was assumed that Hillenbrand was to blame. I guess you have to be at least partly to blame when...

NFL Preview: Philadelphia Eagles

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

Yeah Yeah

OK, I know we've been a little lame about updating recently. Truth is, it's been very slow going as far as news is concerned lately, and we've just been generally busy. The Philadelphia Eagles preview will be up later today....

August 20, 2006

NFL Preview: Oakland Raiders

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

NFL Preview: New York Jets

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

August 19, 2006

Don't Mess With the Mets...Security Staff

Be honest -- you've tried to break some rules at ball games before. Everyone tries to move up to better seats or sneak in some water. Last game I was at, six of us used a rain delay to...

August 18, 2006

NFL Preview: New York Giants

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

August 17, 2006

NFL Preview: New Orleans Saints

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

Thems Fightin' Pitches

I'll be honest. I love basebrawls. And there was no better time for a good one than now. It's the middle of August and baseball is beginning to drag. Sure everyone is excited about the Red Sox hosting the...

August 16, 2006

NFL Preview: New England Patriots

So we, admittedly, underestimated the commitment required for us both to preview all 32 NFL teams together in a little more than a month. It's tedious, thankless work. So from now on we're splitting the rest of the teams...

This Gets Filed Under "Duh"

Saints fans know Aaron Brooks. As a matter of fact, I know Aaron Brooks well enough to know that in the picture above, he's throwing it off of his back foot into double coverage. I don't know what game...

So, We're Batting 1.000

We preview the Packers. Brett Favre immediately shows his further descent into Alzheimer's by claiming this Packers team is the most talented of his career. We preview the Texans. Mario Williams announces he's having his toenails removed. Now we're...

August 15, 2006

NFL Preview: Minnesota Vikings

Baseball's no fun from now until September, and we can only watch old NFL highlights on YouTube for so long before we need to start prognosticating on the '06-'07 NFL season. Fall can't come soon enough. In the meantime,...

August 14, 2006

Chris Mortensen Got...Um...Served

Thank you Peter King, for finally bringing light to an issue that needed to be addressed: Chris Mortensen's girlish country club attire in a recent ESPN commercial. Mort's ever the vision of manliness with that sweater tied around his...

Peyton Manning Is A Jerk

This has irked me for a while. I'm sure by now you've seen the commercial for DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket, in which Peyton Manning diverts his attention from the snap of a Colts/Titans game to inform the viewer that with...

The Whole Cashew/Raisin Balance Is Aschew

Some thoughts on the weekend... - It was pretty obvious that no one was going to upstage Reggie Bush on the field Saturday, when the Saints and Titans opened their respective preseasons. What Reggie wasn't counting on was an...

August 12, 2006

NFL Preview: Miami Dolphins

Baseball's no fun from now until September, and we can only watch old NFL highlights on YouTube for so long before we need to start prognosticating on the '06-'07 NFL season. Fall can't come soon enough. In the meantime,...

August 11, 2006

I've Got Reservations

After a couple of days laughing at Maurice Clarett's expense, I admit I've begun to feel some remorse. My initial reaction to his latest arrest was joy -- after all, the events of that early morning mirrored that of Grand...

They're Cuffs, Joe!

The whole Fox crew was in rare form during last night's Rams/Colts game. I love preseason football because no one doing the game really cares. Troy Aikman was complaining about the length and lack of excitement of the game...

August 9, 2006

NFL Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

Baseball's no fun from now until September, and we can only watch old NFL highlights on YouTube for so long before we need to start prognosticating on the '06-'07 NFL season. Fall can't come soon enough. In the meantime,...

Paul Lo Duca and his Fitting Batting Music

While watching the Mets recently, I had to laugh at Paul Lo Duca's entrance music. Recently, Paul has had some bad press. The Enquirer of newspapers, The New York Post, has made Paul Lo Duca's divorce troubles and alledged...

Maurice Clarett, THE Ohio State Penitentiary

If you've ever wondered what your eyes would look like with a bottle of mace unloaded into them, look no further. I mean, there's waking up. There's waking up to finding your boss isn't coming into work. There's waking...

August 8, 2006

Ron Dayne Really Does Suck

Move over Chris Weinke. There's a new member to the Heisman-turned-NFL bust Hall of Fame, and his name is Ron Dayne....

We Love Scott Van Pelt

Deadspin seems to have the inside dope on ESPN personalities. They broke the "You're with me, Leather" story, where Chris Berman uses said pick-up line to grab a young lady -- a personal favorite of Tom4. They broke the...

And So It Begins...

If you read our thoughts on the NHL's arbitration system and how it will undo all of the progress made by the leagues new CBA, this should probably come as no surprise: The Sabres decided to part ways with...

August 7, 2006

NFL Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars

Baseball's no fun from now until September, and we can only watch old NFL highlights on YouTube for so long before we need to start prognosticating on the '06-'07 NFL season. Fall can't come soon enough. In the meantime,...

So, Uh, Why All The Fuss?

The Evgeni Malkin situation in Pittsburgh is not over. Malkin wants to play in the NHL, for the Pittsburgh team who drafted him. Metallurg Magnitogorsk, who deserve no respect with a name like that, claim they have Malkin locked...

Itís Official: Thereís Too Much Money in New York

Jared Jeffries is now a member of the New York Knicks. You may now commence pitying him....

Welcome Back, NFL

It was a release of ecstasy on par with...well, you know. Call it meaningless, call it an exhibition, whatever. I call it football. Here are some thoughts on the first weekend of the '06-'07 NFL season:...

August 5, 2006

Good-For-Nothing Ho's

I'm sure you're all assuming I wrote something focusing on some of the negative effects females have in sports because I'm going through some women problems of my own. Well, you're right. I'm sure all of you out there...

NFL Preview: Indianapolis Colts

Baseball's no fun from now until September, and we can only watch old NFL highlights on YouTube for so long before we need to start prognosticating on the '06-'07 NFL season. Fall can't come soon enough. In the meantime,...

August 4, 2006

Evan McGoff: Team USA Returning To Form

From now on our general NBA duties will be handled by a certain Evan McGoff. Treat him well, he's got a nice jump shot. For the last 10 years, Team USA has suffered a steady decline in play in both...

August 2, 2006

Mario Williams' Faulty Toes

As a supplement to our Texans preview, here's some interesting news: Mario Williams has the worst set of toes. Ever. Williams missed practice today because of a sleepless night due to a painful toe infection. That's a little weird,...

NFL Preview: Houston Texans

Baseball's no fun from now until September, and we can only watch old NFL highlights on YouTube for so long before we need to start prognosticating on the '06-'07 NFL season. Fall can't come soon enough. In the meantime,...

August 1, 2006

Tough Times for the Mets?

I felt bad at first posting another blog about the Mets, but after Tom4's posts about Reggie, I decided to go ahead. Everyone was watching for the Mets to make that blockbuster move for their last starting pitcher. Instead,...

Shattering The "Culture of Losing"

If youíve been unlucky enough to be attached to a team that is annually inept, youíve gotten a sense of it. If youíve been conditioned to enter each season expecting the worst and hoping forÖanything but the worst, youíre...

The Post Which Discusses Reggie Bush's Nickname

Yes, yes, yes. ANOTHER Reggie Bush post, and he hasn't even completed his first day in training camp. He showed up, by the way, in style -- black Adidas cleats with three gold stripes, as you can see above....

Just A Reminder

Nothing new here, but we just wanted to remind everyone that Marcus Vick is not a good person. Plus we wanted an excuse to use this picture....

Brett Favre Takes Umbrage With Our Packers Preview....

...without specifically mentioning us. Still, he thinks that this '06 Packers team is the most talented of his career. Go ahead, stop laughing. Of course, talent means nothing when you've got two rookie guards and monster defensive tackles like...