July 9, 2007

You Got Served: Peyton Manning

We're back from our vacation, and it doesn't appear as if we missed much. The Home Run Derby is still meaningless, it's still not football season, and the ongoing drama surrounding Darko and Easy Yi's future destinations remains as...

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June 28, 2007

Chris Benoit -- WWE's Most Intriguing Story

I've kept quiet about pro wrestling for awhile. It's been tough because I'm a big fan. I can name the winner of past Royal Rumbles and Wrestlemanias like I can with Super Bowl winners. I don't, however, view it...

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June 27, 2007

Little League = Little Miss Sunshine

We need to stop living vicariously through children. I'm speaking in generalizations, here, but whether you're talking about soccer moms and little league fathers or mothers who use their daughters as pawns in the disgusting youth beauty pageant circle,...

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May 14, 2007

You Got Served...Donald Trump/Mark Cuban Edition

It's been a while since our last installment of "You Got Served," but this one is too good to ignore: Trump said, "Mark Cuban is a guy who . . . puts so much pressure on the players. He...

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Yankee Fans...They're Very Creative

This video comes courtesy of the mothership, but it's an all-too-familiar sight. Nobody gets spared from the Yankee bleacher bums' brilliant -- and incredibly matured -- "YMCA" adaptation. I have to admit to enjoying the bleacher experience at Yankee...

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May 9, 2007

O.J's Last Resort Stop: Outback Steak House

O.J. Simpson. Knife. Once-living being. OK, now get that picture out of your head. He was proven not guilty! This story involves the Juice actually being denied before ripping into tender meat with a sharp object. The owner of...

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May 4, 2007

Don Imus Was Forced Into Racism

It's about time this Don Imus thing get buried like the dead horse it is (insert Barbaro joke here). What he said was stupid, no doubt. Should he have been fired? I don't think so. I don't exactly find...

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May 1, 2007

How to Deal With Sports Overload

It's a tough time to follow sports. I didn't realize it until my friend Mike pointed it out to me, but here in the NY/NJ area, we're having a tough time watching it all. And I'm sure we're not...

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April 18, 2007

Some Perspective

I don't typically like to get too newsy or serious here. I mean, in the wake of something as awful as the Virginia Tech shooting, what am I supposed to say? Nick Dallamora, however, has plenty of interesting, insightful...

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Vince Young, The Curious Madden Choice

_image_02.jpg&autoPlay=0" /> _image_02.jpg&autoPlay=0" > A lot of ink (do computers have ink inside of them?) has been spilled about EA's decision to place Vince Young on the cover of Madden 2008. Forget about the curse, I think the downfall...

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April 13, 2007

The Internet Is Full of Buyable Commodities

The news that Yahoo(!) Sports has bought for $100M is further proof: anyone with a website -- about anything from scouting prep football players to the Rottweiller's susceptibility for hip displacia -- can sell it for a lot...

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April 12, 2007

Playoff Beard

The NHL playoffs are upon us. Tonight, the Devils start their journey towards the holiest of grails with a tilt against the Tampa Bay Lightning. I, frankly, am urinous with anticipation. The NHL has, bar none, the best playoffs of...

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April 11, 2007

A-Rod Getting A Man-Rub

I was flipping through the channels last night and decided to stick with David Letterman for Andrew Bird (who, as you can see above, was awesome), but there was a bonus to be found. The show had a pre-taped...

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April 5, 2007

Move Over Cassell, Noah's In Town

For awhile, Sam Cassell held one of the NBA's most well-known awards. Not MVP. Not 6th Man of the Year. Nope, he's held the NBA's Ugliest Man Award. This used to be a highly-debated point when I was in...

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March 24, 2007

Bill Tilden, Sports Giant

RP, our sometimes contributor, will be writing a semi-regular "Sports Giant" column, a sort of guide to once-great athletes who have gone by the wayside. This is his first. If you don't know who Bill Tilden is, it's probably because...

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March 19, 2007

Hulk Hogan Like You've Never Seen Him Before

Big hat-tip to the blog at for this video, especially for their Lost In Translation-biting headline. I really have no idea what this is advertising or when it's from -- is that an air-conditioner? a humidifier? and what...

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Inspect That Package

The above is part of Jakob Nielsen's study of how people look at the Web. Nielsen used an eye-tracker to gauge where people tend to focus on a web page. The study attempts to help web designers create pages...

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March 14, 2007

This Is Why Duke Sucks, Apparently

I'm not really into college basketball, but one thing I know, unequivocally, is that DUKE = BAD. I'm not good at putting words to thoughts -- yet oddly enough I aspire to write for a living -- so thankfully...

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March 9, 2007

The Bears Haven't Been Kind This Offseason

They let Ron Rivera, one of the best defensive coordinators in the NFL, go because they wouldn't pay him. It took a swell of public persuasion to finally give Lovie Smith a raise. They franchised Lance Briggs against his...

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March 1, 2007

Hopefully, A Full "Cut That Meat" Skit

It's awesome being the Super Bowl MVP and the most recognizable face in the NFL (even with a wig and mustache). There are perks. Groupies. Endorsements. Free drugs. Errr....scratch that one. There's also the opportunity to host Saturday Night...

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February 6, 2007

It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time

A lot of people are taking offense to the above advertisement, which, it should be noted again, cost Snickers $2.5M. The peanutty company decided to pull the four-pronged campaign after complaints from just about everyone claim that the advertisements...

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February 2, 2007

Samac: The Rising Sun

The Maryland Nighthawks of the American Basketball Association unveiled the latest addition to their roster this week, a man the team is touting as the tallest in the history of professional basketball. 7-foot-9 Sun Ming Ming was introduced to...

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January 31, 2007

This Is What It's Coming To

For all the talk about Super Bowl commercials, they, like the game itself, always seem to let me down. The last time I think I actually laughed out loud at a spot during the big game was the "Terry...

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This Ain't Around the Horn, Plaschke

Everywhere you go on this here series of tubes, the sporting world is talking about Media Day and making fun of how absolutely ridiculous it is. We're not gonna go there. Media Day is totally awesome, because the players...

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January 30, 2007

Peyton Manning's A Choker?

It took a week after the Saints lost to the Bears to actually be able to muster any interest in football again. For a while, I didn't want to hear about Peyton Manning's quest to get off the shitter...

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Tony Dungy Hates Them Gays

Well, duh. Any man that possesses such a faith in God HAS to hate gay people. It's part of that silly credo Christians believe in. Oh, I guess a backstory is necessary: Dungy appears on the website for the...

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January 29, 2007

It's Not Summer, But Mariotti Loves Flip-Flops

I'm glad that people are on top of these sportswriters and all of their inconsistencies. Now with the internet, where everything is archived for the world to see, we're finally able to prove that these people are just like you...

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Elmers Stock Just Went Up

If you've ever had a family member on life support or in a coma for an extended period of time, you've probably had to deal with the inner-tension that comes when you want that person to live, but wouldn't...

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Calling All Contributors

So I think it's become painfully obvious that neither Kyle or I have enough time to update this site with the frequency and quality that both you and we would like. It isn't as if we've lost sight of...

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Monday YouTube Extravaganza

It's going to be a video day today. I know I've been slacking off, big-time, but things have been hectic in the Jerz lately. Sorry. We're putting out calls for contributors to help me get my shit in order, expect...

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January 23, 2007

RP: The Dangerous World of Auto-Rickshaw Racing

We've got a new contributor here; he goes by the name of RP. Whenever it strikes his fancy, he'll be contributing his thoughts on just about everything. He sleeps all day and writes all night between episodes of The West...

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RP: The Carly Patterson Workout

We've got a new contributor here; he goes by the name of RP. Whenever it strikes his fancy, he'll be contributing his thoughts on just about everything. He sleeps all day and writes all night between episodes of The West...

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January 10, 2007

Your Winning Super Bowl Ad

You've seen the commercials -- lots of dorks pitch their idea for the perfect Super Bowl ad, and the winner has his made. Well, there's a winner: It doesn't involve monkeys, which is the typical formula for a successful Super...

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January 4, 2007

Madden Birds & Bees '07

A 14-year-old thought he was about to hunker down with Madden '07, perhaps for a little Franchise Mode, and got something so so so much better. Christmas became XXX-mas for a 14-year-old Layton boy who discovered hard-core pornography on a...

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January 2, 2007

Movie Review: Rocky Balboa

During my senior year of college, AMC ran Rocky marathons constantly. Though I'd seen the movies before, I really learned them that year. My roommate and I watched more Rocky in that year than many do in their lifetimes....

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December 29, 2006

Dumb Sports Quotes Of The Year

Now THIS is what I'm talking about. The sports media is a ripe target for assault (the humor kind, not the physical kind, although I reconsider whenever Sean Salisbury's on TV). In-touch sports fans recognize the idiots, sense the flip-floppers,...

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December 28, 2006

Canadians Can Be Un-Patriotic, Too

I'm a little late on this, but Off Wing Opinion tipped me off to this story about a Canadian junior hockey coach who was suspended when he cut a player who he thought wouldn't sign a Canadian flag meant for...

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December 21, 2006

Troy Smith Loves Strippers

I guess the natural response to the above headline is, "Well, who doesn't?" But The New York Post still manages to offer some interesting details about Smith's post-Heisman celebrations: Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith celebrated his Heisman Trophy by...

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Mash 'Em Up

Here's the hot new mixtape burning up the Internet this morning: the Allen Iverson/Jim Mora mash-up video. Pretty good stuff, but could be better. First of all, it needs to be longer. Second, this mixtape needs to be fleshed...

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December 15, 2006

One More Friday Video

It's a bunch of refs getting what's coming to them. Enjoy the weekend, everyone! I'm about to go on a two-day bender....

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Let's Laugh at Kids

I cannot thank good ol' Matt Ufford, of the outstanding With Leather, enough for this video. Plus, he's a Seahawk fan, so make sure to visit the site and offer your condolences regarding last night's embarassing self-destruction against the...

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December 7, 2006

Culture of Winning?

I was at the Devils/Canadians game last night for work. Afterwards, I shimmied my way to the locker room to grab some quotes when I saw Zach Parise sitting alone -- the reporters hadn't fully made their way into...

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December 6, 2006


Say what you will about Mad TV, but Frank Caliendo does a mean impression. Here he is, absolutely nailing Jim Rome....

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November 23, 2006

Happy Thanksgiving

I was planning on taking today off, but I decided it'd only be fair, seeing as how my lack of DSL service (eat a dick, Verizon) prohibited me from posting earlier in the week, that I give you guys...

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November 19, 2006

Weekend Recap

With Tom's computer and my mind on the fritz, we took the weekend off at the Out Route again. Here's what we missed: The NFL had some big games and some big injuries. Donovan McNabb is out for the...

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November 17, 2006

Go Crazy, Football Fans

My skipper at AOL, Jamie Mottram, passed along an email yesterday about a pretty great contest AOL is running that, if I weren't an employee and therefore ineligible, I'd give a go at in a heartbeat. I encourage you all...

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November 9, 2006

Hey, Look: I'm Flat-Out Asking For Help

Kyle and I are busy people. We both have full-time jobs. We both write for the FanHouse. I have to spend hours a day sifting through applicants who want to take me on a date, only to discard most of...

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November 7, 2006

Joey Porter is Crazy

I didn't catch this -- it certainly didn't make any NFL highlight shows and was buried at the bottom of the AP's game story of the Steelers/Broncos game from Sunday -- but at the tail end of the Steelers/Raiders...

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Larry Johnson's Got Nothing on Darrell Hammond

Maybe you've seen this video by now of Larry Johnson impersonating Herm Edwards. If not, enjoy. It's a pretty good representation, although LJ doesn't sell it as well as he could. He's got the sayings down, and the voice...

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November 6, 2006

That's No Way to Treat Someone

The Associated Press ran a lovely story today on a 45-year-old blind woman from Afghanistan participating in the New York City Marathon. She wants to run the marathon until she's 90. And she wasn't even born blind. In 1997,...

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November 3, 2006

Until Monday?

Kyle and I will be around sparingly this weekend, so try not to miss us too much. We'll update a couple of times through the weekend, but in case we don't, don't say I didn't warn you. You see,...

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Ocho Cinco Lighter in the Pocket

Chad Johnson was fined $5,000 for having a faux "Ocho Cinco" nameplate on the back of his jersey before last Sunday's game against the Falcons. It was on his jersey for all of about 10 minutes, and was removed by...

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Stephen Colbert Can Single-Handedly Save the NHL

The man has roasted Bush to his face, had a bridge in Hungary named after him, and invented a word ("truthiness"). Now he's going to save hockey in America. The Saginaw Spirit's Colbert-inspired mascot, Steagle Cobeagle the Eagle, has...

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November 2, 2006

Housh Denies Being Racialist

Andy "Don't Call Me 'The Furminator'" Furman, a longtime sports radio personality on WLW in the 'Nati, has been fired after accusing T.J. Houshmandzadeh of being racist. His claim? That Housh failed to make a scheduled appearance on his...

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November 1, 2006

The LeBrons

Let me preface the following with this: I like LeBron James, and I hope he wins a championship and becomes a legend because it's rare that people with such expectations live up to them, and it'd be refreshing to...

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Getting Litigious on the Links

Two men are going to court over a $50,000 hole-in-one prize. When you think of golfers, you think of country clubs, bad outfits, and conniving weathermen trying to keep you from your tee time. But it makes sense that two...

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Recanting About Michael Vick

It was pointed out to us that maybe, just maybe, Michael Vick has finally "gotten it" after throwing 7 touchdowns and 0 interceptions in the last two games, and that maybe we should take back what we've said about...

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October 30, 2006

The Ashamed Heckler

Here's an odd one: a heckler with heart. Hooman Hamzehloui, an Orlando Magic season-ticket holder, has issued an apology to Dikembe Mutombo after being ejected for calling Mutombo a monkey while heckling the incoherent big man. Part of the letter...

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October 26, 2006

An Open Letter to Bill Murray: Please Buy the Cubs

An Open Letter To Bill Murray, wherein he's begged to purchase the Cubs out from under the "indifferent, PR-conscious media conglomerate" that currently owns the team. That's why it's time one of us takes this team back. And Bill,...

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October 23, 2006

Now You Can Wear the Denny Green Collapse

One of our commentors posted a link to this store if any of you are interested. God I love the Internet. Buy these and support awesome blow-ups....

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October 21, 2006

Dealing with the Pain

I'm not ready to talk about the series just yet. Maybe tomorrow. Maybe Monday. But not right now. It actually hurts too much. Seriously. I'm not trying to feed you some bullshit. This is actually painful. Feeling such intense...

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October 19, 2006

Merchandising Hits a New Low....Six Feet Low, to Be Exact

And I thought KISS had no shame. Fans of the Yankees, Red Sox, Tigers, Phillies, Cubs and Dodgers now get a new medium to display how lame they are, one that will stay with them for eternity. A company is...

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October 16, 2006

Boys Will Be Boys

I strongly disagree with the punishments dealt as a result of the Miami/Florida International brawl. 31 players suspended for a game. What? We need more brawls like this in sports. And especially in college, where players aren't being paid. It's...

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October 10, 2006

What Are You Trying to Say, Lupica?

So is Torre gone or not? Now they're (by they I mean "reports") claiming that Torre will actually be back next year. So which is it? We know how one man feels. On 10/9, The Daily News ran a column...

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We've been on this here web for about two and a half months, and it's been very enjoyable having a medium to rant about sports. Well, with little fanfare, we reached our 100th comment (200+ posts, by the way). It...

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October 9, 2006

Celebrate Good Times Over and Over Again

While watching the end of the Divisional Series this weekend, I was surprised to see that the teams had themselves a champagne party after winning the first round. I understand the need to celebrate clinching a playoff spot. You...

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In Your Face, NFL

I gained a new respect for Al Michaels last night. I think it's pretty obvious that the NFL cares very much about its image, that it doesn't like to be poked fun at. So it was a pleasant surprise to...

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October 7, 2006

Poor, Poor Kid

As if the Worldwide Leader didn't have its name in enough places. Now it's got to take over birth certificates. Leann Real, a Biloxi native, promised her husband that if they had a son he could pick the name. Hence,...

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October 4, 2006

My Day at Shea

My day in Queens -- my first "big" assignment as a paid "sportswriter" -- was a parade of famous faces and lots of being awestruck. As a matter of fact, here's a harrowing admission: I've never been to a...

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September 24, 2006

Enjoy the Day

It's an autumn Sunday, and you know what that means. The smell of competition, intense physical warfare; it could all only mean one thing. Preseason hockey! OK, so maybe that's not what you're thinking about today. Frankly, neither am I....

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September 22, 2006

Go to Jail, Do Not Pass Go......

So Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams are going to jail for refusing to testify and give up their sources behind the book Game of Shadows. As an aspiring sports journalist, I've thought a lot about how I would react in...

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September 19, 2006

Technical Difficulties

I'm an idiot. That needs to be stressed. So stick with us as the site looks a little loopy (and through our inactive weekend, sorry!) because we're working on getting everything up and running again. Expect some updates today through...

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September 15, 2006

In Other Kid-Hate News....

Remember Lawrence Phillips? Of course you don't. Well, he was a sixth-overall pick of the Dick Vermeil-led Rams in 1996. He was a running back. He was supposed to be pretty good. He once, in college, dragged his girlfriend...

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You Know, I Don't Even Have a Joke for This

So, when Ozzie Guillen yells at a rookie to hit a batter with a pitch, it makes the news. It demands attention. But what if that batter was 9-years old? And what if he was also autistic? That's exactly what...

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September 10, 2006

Roddick, Federer, and Why My Mother is Pissed at Me

I'm sure you're surprised to see this tennis post surrounded by football. Hell, I'm sure I will be when I log onto the site. However, I thought that the Roddick vs. Federer US Open final was interesting enough to...

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September 9, 2006

It's a Sad World

I love football. I love the NFL. I love college. I love covering high school for work. But this is just awful. According to a recent article, high school football coaches in Texas get paid, on average, about $31,000 more...

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September 4, 2006

Back in a Blogging State of Mind

People are usually busy during holiday weekends. OK, I wasn't, but I'm still going to summarize the things going around in sports this weekend. Let's do it....

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September 3, 2006

Poker Is Taking Time Away from Legitimate Sports

When there's nothing on television, and that happens often, the ESPNs are my safety net. However, I often face disappointment when I turn on ESPN to find poker. It just brings me down. Show me a SportsCenter or a...

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August 28, 2006

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...

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August 26, 2006

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....

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August 24, 2006

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...

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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...

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August 22, 2006

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...

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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...

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August 21, 2006

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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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August 9, 2006

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...

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August 8, 2006

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...

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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...

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August 1, 2006

Shattering The "Culture of Losing"

If you’ve been unlucky enough to be attached to a team that is annually inept, you’ve gotten a sense of it. If you’ve been conditioned to enter each season expecting the worst and hoping for…anything but the worst, you’re...

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July 31, 2006

We're Back

Yeah, we went missing in action again this weekend. Here are some thoughts on things we missed while having a life....

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July 29, 2006

Colbert Stands Behind His Man

Stephen Colbert loves America and The Out Route loves Stephen Colbert. In fact, we'll be in the stands for Colbert on August 15th. So if Stephen says Floyd Landis is innocent, we won't argue....

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July 27, 2006

Let's Hear It For Mah-Dukes

I'm sure by now you've all heard about Floyd Landis, a man we'd never heard of until about three weeks ago, and the results of a test taken by him after the stage 17 of the Tour de France...

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July 21, 2006

The Old and the Restless

I'll be straight with you: I don't know much about what's going on in boxing now and I'm not the only one. I don't feel bad about my lack of knowledge as it pertains to boxing's current events. There...

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Quite Frankly, That's All You Need

When someone named Jackea Chan contacted Saints Report offering free tickets to the Quite Frankly to see Deuce McAllister, I thought it was a hoax. After all, doesn't Jackea Chan seem like just the most obvious pseudonym? Apparantly, it...

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July 20, 2006

Nothing Says USA Like Basketball and Blogging

As the USA basketball team prepares for another embarassing blow to our nation's sports reputation, potential players for the squad are sharing the emotions involved in having to follow up 2004's highly unsucessful squad. Joe Johnson, Antwan Jamison, Brad...

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July 18, 2006

Very Superstitious

Sports are an odd thing. They can take the most logical people and turn them into superstitious fools. I like to believe I'm a perfect person with no flaws, but that's not true. When it comes to sports, like almost...

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It's A Long Fall From The Top

The New York Red Bulls are our favorite soccer team. OK, that's not true. Our favorite soccer teams are whichever ones are NOT playing at this exact moment. But the MLS team, who's second-to-last in the league right now,...

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July 16, 2006

Has It Come To This?

I made a special trip on the "F" train Saturday, taking it all the way to the end at Stillwell Ave. for the Village Voice's annual Siren Fest on Coney Island. I love the festival because it's the only time...

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July 13, 2006

There's No Limit to This Myspace Shit

We're pretty sure this is a first -- Saints fullback Mike Karney revealed that he signed a five-year extension. What's troubling is that he announced it through his Myspace account. ESPN is further behind than they thought if Myspace...

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July 9, 2006

Is It Over Yet?

We've gotten a few questions on The Out Route's noticeable lack of World Cup coverage. The truth is, we're not soccer-haters. And we're not the type of arrogant pricks who only care about international competition when the U.S. is...

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July 5, 2006

The Biggest Frat Party Ever

OK -- so a bunch of us had planned to kick off our July 4th weekend with a trip to the Bronx Friday night to see the Mets and Yanks determine which borough smells less (we always sided with Queens,...

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July 3, 2006

Are We Dead?

You might have noticed (although probably not) that we were m.i.a. this weekend. We were too busy not being slaves to this world wide web thing, enjoying a beautiful tri-state weekend by making it to Yankee Stadium, after muchas...

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June 30, 2006

Jose Canseco -- Renaissance Man

Having impressed scouts during his rehab stint in a middle-aged man's softball league, where he was using an aluminum bat (in his hands, a deadly weapon) against guys who were just trying to unwind from their dayjobs in middle-management,...

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June 29, 2006

Seven Minutes Of Heaven

Where would we be without Deadspin? Well, the answer to that question today, at least for seven minutes, is at work and humorless. So thank you to the wonderful staff at Deadspin for uncovering gems like this -- Stephen...

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June 28, 2006

Best Wishes, Peter

Without a hint of sarcasm we wish the best to Peter Gammons, one of our favorite sports personalities and a truly one-of-a-kind man. Gammons is notorious for his genuine love of baseball and his encyclopedic knowledge of the game...

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June 25, 2006

Getting to Know Your Editors

Two two men responsible for The Out Route:...

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June 15, 2006

Come One, Come All

People love sports for more than just the games. This is a fact lost on the general non-sporting public--they think we follow sports to watch a bunch of pituitary cases display their freakish genetics. But there's a lot more going...

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