Jeremy Lin Gets Own Ben & Jerry’s Flavor

Monday, February 27th, 2012

All it took for me to completely give up on the concept of Americans still having testicles was Jeremy Lin and some frozen yogurt. In the midst of Linsanity, Ben & Jerry's -- you know, the ice cream hippies who have bestowed us such delicious and uniquely named flavors as Cherry ...

Pro Bowl Blues

Monday, January 30th, 2012

You know a good joke? This game! An excerpt from Sunday's conversation -- Phillips: Do you think you can have something for tomorrow? Me: Of course, no problem. And then I realized what day it was. The day of the Pro Bowl and the NHL All-Star Game. What the hell am I going to ...

Ry-Noooooooooooooooooooo

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Well, well, well. Those a-holes from St. Louis are already back at it. Just days after I clearly warned the universe that I would blow it up in the case that this happened, the St. Louis Cardinals confirmed that Ryne Sandberg will be one of "less than 10 candidates" interviewed for the ...

I Love Sports!

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Apparently the man upstairs does work in mysterious ways. Just one day after I decided my life would be better by swearing off sports, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa decided to retire. So to use a phrase that I never thought I would utter in my life: Thanks, Tony! I'm back! Much ...

I Hate Sports

Monday, October 31st, 2011

To those of you who have followed my blog posts here at Rumors and Rants for the last four years or however long it has been, thanks. However, I am pretty sure I may be done here, because I hate sports now. Maybe there's still time for me to get into ...

Catching Hell; Feeling Shame

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

I'm embarrassed. Hopefully we're all embarrassed. Because we're just as human as he is. "He" is Steve Bartman, who went from being a normal guy to the world's most infamous fan to having ESPN air a documentary, "Catching Hell," that recalled the whole unfortunate thing. And "we" are Cubs fans. Most likely, ...

Golfers Bee Ware

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Mother Nature has found a number of ways to cancel or cut short sporting events over the years. Baseball games are routinely rained out. The college football season opener between Michigan and Western Michigan was called early due to lightning. Even a game at the indoor Metrodome had to be moved ...