Hank Aaron, Brandon Spikes and matters of historical hyperbole

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Our nation's racial history remains treacherous ground. Like any other pile you'd prefer not to step in, it seems to find you when you aren't paying attention. And wearing sandals. Two different athletes trod into that territory this week with their words. One is a living legend with a history of ...

Dennis Rodman rips President Obama over North Korea

Friday, May 10th, 2013

In one of the most bizarre sports stories in decades, eccentric NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman has become close friends with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un over the past few months. Now Rodman has reportedly lashed out at American President Barack Obama for not engaging North Korea diplomatically. Rodman ...

Electoral fun with the Cubs

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

As a Cubs fan, you don't need to remind me that 1908 was a long time ago. That year is so far off, it is more of a concept than a concrete entity. It's almost impossible to grasp just how remarkably different the world was the last time the Cubs ...

Chicago Cubs Are Dealing With a Case of the Ricketts

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Back when the Cubs were for sale, Major League Baseball didn't award the team to Mark Cuban because it was concerned for all of the potential PR headaches he could bring them. He's no sporting gentleman! He wears t-shirts and criticizes officials! And so the team was sold to the Ricketts family, ...

Could Galaxy Gaffe Cost Obama Election?

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

I didn't think there was any chance I'd be voting for Mitt Romney this November, but then again I wasn't counting on Barack Obama making a disastrous gaffe that could lead to a Reagan or FDR-style landslide. Obama had the defending MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy at the Oval Office on ...

Washington Capitals Fans Hilariously Heckle Thomas

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Bruins goalie Tim Thomas made major headlines this January when he declined attending Boston's championship trip to the White House in an effort to make a political statement against Barack Obama. (He said it was a statement against both political parties because the federal government has grown out of control, ...

Are You Ready For Some Stupidity?

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

For years, I have opined to my friends that Hank Williams, Jr. has the easiest job in the world: singing the Monday Night Football theme. Just slightly tweak the lyrics to reflect the teams playing that week, and voila, you have your paycheck. In order to lose a gig like ...

Gordon Gee Is An Idiot And A Traitor

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Is anyone shocked that the president of Ohio State University doesn't really want to change the current BCS bowl system in college football? That's the same system that got his university into the national title game in 2007 and made like $10 million for the Big Ten because it got ...