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King Eric Sets Aim At The Real French Throne

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Imagine Ron Artest Metta World Peace running for President. It could happen. Well probably not. I only bring it up because of MWP's fan interaction during the Malice in the Palace. Why? Because eccentric Manchester United legend Eric Cantona is looking into running for the French presidency. That's right. The same Eric Cantona ...

Name Tags Will Be A Must At Cubs Convention

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Theocracies rely on the belief in a higher power. And after weeks of roster shaving and tinkering, I'm being forced to put an awful lot of faith in what Theo Epstein has planned for my beloved Chicago Cubs. "Who are these f*ckin' guys?" Out are familiar faces like Aramis Ramirez, Carlos Zambrano, Sean ...

David Beckham Says ‘Non Merci’ To PSG

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

The script was Hollywood made. After years of underachieving and underwhelming performances, David Beckham finally delivered that necessary championship to cap his five-year Stateside odyssey. His gargantuan contract was coming to a close and Beckham had seemingly washed aside all the disappointment of the previous four years with a fitting goodbye to ...

Montreal Canadiens Cross The Sacrebleu Line

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Randy Cunneyworth was named interim coach of the Montreal Canadiens this weekend when the team fired Jacques Martin. Cunneyworth is Canadian so one could assume that a Canadian coaching the Canadiens would be enough to placate the fan base. Ah, but you see these are Canadiens, not Canadians. And those French Canadians ...

Indiana Pacers Sign A Newborn For Frontcourt Depth

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

While David West entertained a press conference with all of two media members regarding his free agent deal Tuesday, the real story coming out of Indianapolis is the Pacers apparent signing of five-month old Jarrid Famous. Or at least that's what the Pacers official web site's roster says (or said by ...

See, I Told You I Didn’t Lose In Finland

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Last week, I touched on the Hellacious Helenius Helsinki Hustle (channeling my inner Don King) when Dereck Chisora was robbed of the vacant EBU heavyweight belt. The hometown judges awarded the title to Finn Robert Helenius in a match people are calling "one of the worst decisions I've seen in ...

Sir, I Challenge You To A Duel

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

While most of the boxing world was focused on Margarito-Cotto II: El Grudge Match, a few hours earlier and an ocean away, another bout was worthy of headlines. In what is being called one of the worst robberies in recent memory, British heavyweight Dereck Chisora fell victim to blatant hometown scoring ...