Bon Jovi writes letter to Buffalo; fans not impressed

Monday, August 4th, 2014

With Andre Reed's Hall of Fame induction and Buffalo playing in prime time to officially kick off the NFL preseason Sunday night, the Bills received more national attention this weekend than they have at any point since the height of the Zubaz Era. But one of the prospective new owners ...

Woe is Buffalo: America’s Most Miserable Sports City

Friday, July 11th, 2014

LeBron James' decision to return to Cleveland has had an unintended consequence: sealing Buffalo, New York's fate as the most mind-numbingly depressing city in which one can be a sports fan. For years, the competition on the opposite ends of Lake Erie was fierce and unrelenting. The resumes are remarkably similar: ...

Even Buffalo is embarrassed to be from Buffalo

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Trying to determine low points in Buffalo sports history is always a dangerous activity that's liable to send you tumbling into a dark pit of endless despair. So we're not even going to attempt to grade things at this point, because if you've been down that road before you're in ...

Browns beat out Bills for Costner comedy

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

For as long as I have written for this blog, I have chronicled the Battle of Lake Erie between Cleveland and Buffalo for the right to be called America's most tortured sports city. It turns out I wasn't the only one paying attention. "Draft Day" is a soon-to-be filmed sports comedy ...

Let’s Blow, Buffalo

Monday, November 21st, 2011

As Chris Berman always says, no one circles the wagons like the Buffalo Bills. Unfortunately, the Bills appear to be perpetually traveling as members of the Donner Party. A once-promising season is swirling down the toilet after the Bills lost their third-straight game on Sunday, this one a 35-8 blowout at the ...

Woe Is Miami

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Patrick Dorsey, presumably no relation to Ken, penned an excellent ESPN Page 2 column on Monday which detailed the sheer hell that comes with being a Miami sports fan. But Patrick didn't quite go far enough when he said that Miami is on its way to becoming America's Most Miserable Sports ...

Things Are Getting Weird In Cleveland

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Even in the offseason, the Cleveland Indians are still drawing crowds to Jacobs Progressive Field, home of the least-attended baseball squadron in the league. How, you ask? Apparently, the organization has built something of a winter wonderland on the field in hopes that they'll pull in some offseason revenue. Lord knows ...

Buffalo Refuses To Surrender

Monday, November 29th, 2010

For as long as I have written for this site, I have speculated about the never-ending battle taking place on opposite ends of Lake Erie as Buffalo and Cleveland duke it out for the distinction of being America's Most Tortured Sports City. (I also commend Seattle's strong push to become ...