The San Diego Padres Can’t Get No Respect

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Sunday afternoon the San Diego Padres finished a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks, opening the second half of the season with a bang. The Friars outscored Arizona 26-10 over the weekend and have shown more life offensively over the past few weeks than they have for most of the ...

LeBron: Almost As Popular as iCarly

Monday, July 12th, 2010

The ratings are in for LeBronapalooza, aka the Bron-Bron Fellatiathon, also known as "The Decision."* As expected, it was a ratings bonanza. I guess. With 9.95 million viewers, the program was the third-highest rated show on cable this year, trailing only the Pro Bowl and an episode of Nickelodeon's "iCarly." Wait. Whaaaaaaa? The most ...

Would Yankees Fans Boo Themselves For Sucking?

Friday, April 16th, 2010

There's been a minor hubbub about Yankees' fans treatment of Javier Vazquez in his first start at Yankee Stadium this year. Vazquez didn't pitch very well, but he wasn't awful either (5.1 IP, four runs, six hits). But depending on the which account you read, he either ...

Why Even Bother?

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

It's one everyone's mind today. We're all thinking it. Heck, the entire sports world has NCAA Tournament on the brain. If no one else is going to ask the question I might as well go ahead: why on Earth did ESPN waste time with a Women's NCAA Tournament Selection Show? While ...

Link Dump!

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

So it sucks to be Jason Heyward right now because Baseball America listed him above Stephen Strasburg in its Top 100 prospects - Baseball America Things to love about Target Field (it's where the Twins play) - Star Tribune I knew about the Japadog thing from Anthony Bourdain's show a couple years ...

EPSN Screws Up

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Thanks to our good friend Thporth for finding the following image: I guess I could understand how people not from the Midwest could confuse UNI and NIU. After all, acronyms can be pretty puzzling. However, for future reference, I'd like to point out the following: Northern Iowa (UNI) is currently ranked 18th ...

Todd McShay Tries To Find Something Nice To Say About Tim Tebow

Monday, February 1st, 2010

No matter which source you consult it's widely recognized that Tim Tebow did nothing to help his rapidly descending stock at the Senior Bowl. He fumbled snaps, looked awkward on his drop-backs, floated deep passes and took far too long to release his throws. I'm sure Todd McShay didn't meant to ...

ESPN College Basketball Expert Never Heard Of Jimmy Chitwood

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Adrian Branch and Todd Harris called last night’s WAC showdown between Nevada and Utah State on ESPN2. Being the avid college basketball fan that I am, I decided why not watch my third game of the night (Michigan State-Minnesota and Northwestern-Wisconsin had my attention earlier). I'm semi-watching the game, more ...