Archive for the ‘Choke Jobs’ Category

Boners Burn Harbaugh Brothers

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

On Sept. 23, 1908 Fred Merkle became the first athlete to achieve national infamy for a gaffe that ultimately cost his team a shot at a championship. Merkle's Boner, as they called it back then, has been joined by dozens of choke-jobs in the century following — two of which came ...

McD’s Week 4 Picks

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

Football season is screaming by and I'm already wishing it would slow down. I'm convinced the reason football is so popular in America is because it's violent (duh), and the season goes by really, really fast. There's eight months of off-season and only four months of football per year. No ...

Here We Go Again…

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

In order to make things easier for the police, I'm just going to come out and confess: if 300-400 hobos in Chicagoland are found brutally murdered Wednesday morning, there's a chance that I had some culpability in the matter. Or at least I might have if I didn't take the ...

More On Big Brown’s Turd

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Ever since Big Brown shat the bed at the Belmont on Saturday, we here at Rumors and Rants (well, at least me) have been eating it up with a spoon. (Figuratively speaking of course, since horses crap in their beds on a daily basis and we still haven't had to ...