Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Stuart Scott’s ESPN2 Debut a Cornucopia of 90s Awesomeness

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

We said goodbye to Stuart Scott this week, which is sad. But death makes us celebrate life and bring up joyful memories which had long been forgotten. It is the best way of coping with such things, I suppose. One of those memories is of Scott's debut at ESPN -- specifically ...

Video: Keith Olbermann’s tribute to Stuart Scott is perfect

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

The tributes that have emerged out of every corner of the sports world in the wake of Stuart Scott's tragic passing on Sunday. While Scott's long-time colleague Rich Eisen's tribute was wonderful, Keith Olbermann may have taken the cake. Olbermann has become something of a master at eulogizing people he had ...

Peyton Manning calls out his scoreboard operator

Friday, October 24th, 2014

YOU HAD ONE JOB, MILE HIGH SCOREBOARD OPERATOR. And you did not do it to Peyton Manning's liking. In a rather surreal press conference moment after Denver's 35-21 win over San Diego on Thursday night, Peyton Manning took his team's scoreboard operator -- yes, you read that correctly -- to task for ...

Giancarlo Stanton’s season done; should he be MVP?

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

It comes as no surprise to anyone who saw him hit the deck after gruesomely getting beaned in the face in Milwaukee, but slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been shut down for the rest of the season by the Miami Marlins. The only question remaining is whether he deserves to be ...

Derek Carr named Raiders sacrificial, er, starting QB

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

You know the old saying -- if you have seven quarterbacks, you don't have one quarterback. The Oakland Raiders are hoping rookie Derek Carr of Fresno State changes all of that, making him the first QB taken in his draft class to earn a starting gig after awarding him the ...

Celebrating the worst of the year in sports

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Last night ESPN put out its annual "We need some filler on the one day of the year there are no sporting events" program, the ESPYs. We understand that some of you even may have watched. The ESPYs are billed as the Oscars of the sports world... which got us thinking. ...

Minnesota lawmaker makes baseless NBA crime claim

Monday, March 10th, 2014

People say the media has a liberal bias, but I personally respect the hell out of hard-core Republicans. They stay true to their guns both literally and figuratively. This especially seems to be the case when it comes to matters that can involve thinly-veiled references to race and totally unverifiable ...

Video: High schooler shatters backboard with alley-oop dunk

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Very rarely do you see a high school basketball player capable of shattering a backboard with a dunk, let alone doing that in the flow of an actual game. On Friday night it actually happened. Nubian Spann, a senior at Panther Creek High School in Cary, North Carolina, raced down the ...