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It takes Donald Trump to make Bill Belichick smile

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Nobody likes the New England Patriots, at least outside of their natural constituency of Boston bonerboys the worst kind of bandwagon jumpers who have also been authentic Golden State Warriors fans since 2015. (They'd probably tell you they only root for teams not named for the city they play in, ...

Cubs owners latest entity threatened by Donald Trump

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

The owners of the Chicago Cubs joined Mexicans, Muslims and Megyn Kelly on the lengthening list of things Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump does not care for on Monday. The voice of America's increasingly angry hordes of half-literates has taken exception to the fact members of the Ricketts family, which owns ...

Kobe Bryant pays homage to me with airballed skyhook

Monday, February 15th, 2016

I had no idea he knew, which makes it all the more flattering. In his final NBA All-Star appearance, Kobe Bryant paid homage to the worst shot ever taken in an organized basketball game by airballing a skyhook attempt.  

Oklahoma becomes third No. 1 to lose in Iowa this year

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Beware, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton -- the state of Iowa is no place for frontrunners this year. With Iowa State's 82-77 win over No. 1 Oklahoma Monday night, the Hawkeye State has improbably seen three of its four Division I universities knock off the top team in college basketball this ...

Blackhawks Quenneville becomes NHL’s No. 2 wins leader

Friday, January 15th, 2016

A wise man once told me "NHL coach hirings and firings are like changing your pants. They're not news." To a degree, that is true. Hockey coaches are so recyclable that they would be endorsed by Captain Planet. So in that environment (see what I did there?) it is quite impressive ...

Major League Soccer needs to jump into St. Louis NFL void

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

One man's trash is another man's treasure -- just ask my couch. In fact, ask every couch I've ever owned. So while St. Louis may be junk to Missouri native Stan Kroenke, the National Football League and plenty of other human beings, there is one man that should be salivating at ...

LeBron’s marketing team drops free-falling Manziel

Friday, January 8th, 2016

At this point, one might wonder if a kitchen pot full of firecrackers placed at the foot of his bed would provide a sufficient wake-up call for Johnny Manziel. But if there's anyone capable of getting the wayward QB's crap together, LeBron James seems like a pretty good candidate. Johnny Football ...

Bengals are NFL’s biggest loser in Week 17

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Conventional wisdom dictates that no one in the NFL had a worse Sunday than the New York Jets, who merely needed a win in Buffalo to clinch a spot in the AFC playoffs. They were the only team facing a cut-and-dried "win and get in" scenario, and they blew it ...