More Evidence NBA, NFL And MLB Players Are Overpaid

Monday, June 7th, 2010

With the 2010 World Cup right around the corner, the old adage that soccer (football, futbol, etc) is, and probably always will be, the world's most popular sport is about to be proven true once again. Most of the best players in the world are going ...

Fantasy Football Sink Or Swim: Week 1

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Ah, TheBaker's fantasy football expertise. It's a Rumors and Rants' tradition. OK, so I didn't win the league last year. I inexplicably finished second (in a 12-team league) despite having a loaded roster. But that's how it goes in head-to-head leagues. Sometimes you put up 58 points when 80 is ...

Super Q&A

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

We've had time to sleep on the Super Bowl. And then time to sleep on the day after the Super Bowl, which  allows to have intellectually stimulating conversation about the matter now that we've fully processed it. And here are my answers to those questions which you most assuredly asked ...

Finally A Quarterback I Can Bear

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Oh, the quarterback carousel in Chicago just doesn’t seem to want to quit. Just months after being anointed The Bearded Savior, Kyle Orton is looking over his shoulder. Orton didn’t have an awful season. He threw for 2,972 yards and 18 touchdowns, but after a midseason ankle injury he wasn’t the ...