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 ...

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 ...

A Rumors and Rants History Lesson: The Playoff Bowl

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Man, did you catch that Pro Bowl on Sunday night? Oh. Neither did I. Knowing that the week before the Super Bowl is an awkward, football-less void that leaves us all wanting more, the league decided that this year it would move the Pro Bowl to Miami and have it take up ...

Pro Bowl Selction Process Needs To Be Punted

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Many bloggers I respect have weighed in on how this year's Pro Bowl rosters have some glaring omissions. First on the "where are they?" list is San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers. Despite leading the NFL in passer rating (101.4), touchdowns (28), touchdown percentage (6.6), yards per completion (8.23) and only ...