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Cubs need to punt on 2015 at trade deadline

Monday, July 27th, 2015

In a way, this feels better than a September collapse, because they presumably got it out of the way before mistakes could be made and real heartbreak could be suffered. But this weekend's home sweep at the hands of the woeful Philadelphia Phillies, which included getting no-hit for the first ...

LSU WR Peterson joins would-be teammate Kiel at Cincinnati

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Cincinnati football is apparently now the official home of those who "don't have enough chest" to play at LSU. Wide receiver Avery Peterson, the younger brother of Patrick, is headed to play for the Bearcats after playing only one game for the Tigers during his redshirt freshman season. When he's there ...

ACC Football: F*ck This Sh!t

Monday, July 20th, 2015

College conferences like to come up with catchy mottos because some consultant told them it matters. That's why last year the Big 12 tooted its horn as having "One True Champion" until realizing it had a problem on its hands trying to get TCU into the College Football Playoff over Baylor ...

Pair of SoCal games rained out for first time in years

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Is Sunday what Al Gore was warning us about? Both the Padres and Angels had home games rained out for the first time in a very long time, with San Diego calling a game for the first time since 2006 and the Anaheim doing so for the first time since 1995. For ...

Report: Griffin initially told Jordan to stick with Dallas

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

In a wonderfully detailed piece of reporting, ESPN.com's Ramona Shelbourne and Tim McMahon captured DeAndre Jordan's odyssey from committed future Dallas Maverick to guy hiding inside his house so he could avoid Mark Cuban and stay with the Clippers. There are plenty of interesting nuggets, but one in particular sticks out ...

Buffalo Bills OL coach Aaron Kromer accused of punching boy

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

The Buffalo Bills appear headed back to respectability on the field, but they are still plenty capable of being an embarrassment off of it. New offensive line coach Aaron Kromer was arrested in Florida early Sunday morning, aka late Saturday night, for allegedly punching a boy in the face. (Because what ...

Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Taken on its own merits, "Florida Man injures self with fireworks" is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the ...

Pelicans pay Anthony Davis a pretty penny, and get a deal

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson's estranged would-be heirs recently took the old man to court, trying to prove he has lost his marbles and that the control of the Pelicans and Saints and future fortune was essential weasled away from the doddering fool by his current wife. His daughter ...