The French Take Their Fashion Snobbery To New High

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

When governments aren't shutting down totally awesome websites, which allow streaming bootleg sporting events, apparently they're keeping your wardrobe safe from potential impostors. A few months ago, Olivier Démoli, a Swiss sports memorabilia collector, bought a jersey worn by David Trezeguet in the 1998 World Cup Final between France and Brazil. Apparently, ...

The Biggest Sports Losers From 2010

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

"Whatever happened to all the season's losers of the year?" - Cheap Trick, Surrender We're glad you asked, Cheap Trick, even if it was in 1978 that you posed the question. But thanks to the pride of Rockford, it did occur to us that someone needs to compile an official list of ...

Wait, France Has Been Practicing This Whole Time?

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Nicolas Anelka got himself dismissed from the French soccer squadron in South Africa the other day, ending his World Cup campaign. The dismissal may have ended his World Cup career as well, since the forward is now in his thirties. Anelka apparently went off on head coach Raymond Domenech during ...

TheBaker’s World Cup Breakdown: Group A

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

You knew it would have to take something pretty special to wake me from my hibernation. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I give you the World Cup. We here at Rumors and Rants will break down each group, giving you all the information you’ll need to know leading up to the world’s ...

Ireland Joins the Screwed

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Out of everyone who writes for this blog, there is no doubt that I care the least about soccer. I mean, these dudes are calling it "footie" like they're actually European or something. But I do care about Ireland more than anyone on this blog since I actually lived there for ...

McD’s I Have Nothing Better To Do Tonight NBA Draft Live Blogapalooza

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

6:50 - Evening. This is around the 5,000th live blog of the NBA Draft going on tonight, and at least 1,000 of those are more qualified to dissect tonight's picks than I am. But hey, screw it, I need something to do tonight. I'll be live-blogging with a heavy heart ...