Why Don’t You Care About the Baseball Playoffs?

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With a breather in the MLB playoffs last night, it’s the perfect time to break down the League Championship Series. I don’t write much about baseball here for a couple reasons. First, I’m not that big a fan, that’s a topic for another post. Second, there are about a million writers out there breaking down […]

Wait, are the Dallas Cowboys…Good?

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Hear me out! I know your immediate answer is some variation of, “Hell no!” The Cowboys are 4-1. Firmly ahead of where you (or I) had them five games into the season. They have beaten two bad teams, one decent one, and one we thought was good. The defense is still horrendous on paper. And […]

The Only Four Things We KNOW About the NFL Season So Far

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We are a quarter of the way into the NFL season, and I couldn’t be more confused. I lost one of my survivor pool picks Sunday when the horrible Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers…in Pittsburgh. A team with no offense to speak of beat a team I thought was good on the road. […]

3 Reasons Being the Only Black Guy on Your Corporate Basketball Team is AMAZING

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The past few weeks in sports have been depressing. I spent the last couple days deciding what to write about, and it all just made me sad. Adrian Peterson and corporal punishment? Check. Ray Rice and domestic violence? Yuck. Roger Goodell and incompetence? Nah. Just a bunch of divisive topics that will give me an […]

Putting Your Hands on Your Kid Isn’t Love. It’s Lazy.

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I can’t lie, my Twitter and Facebook feeds have confused me the past few days. I know my friends are smart, accomplished, interesting people, and the general reaction to the Adrian Peterson child abuse accusations feels beneath them. Full disclosure: I wasn’t spanked as a child. My mother was, and she believed her experience was […]

The Definitive Guide to the 2015 NFL Super Bowl Champion

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Two days from now, football will be back. If ever there was a time for this emoji: …this would be it. Shout out to every other sport and Hard Knocks for getting us through the summer. Truly appreciated. Now that all the fantasy teams have been drafted, suicide pool picks have been picked (I got […]

Man, It’s Hard to Give a Crap About College Football This Year

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In case you missed it, the college football season started this weekend. I watched the game. Because football. But honestly, you didn’t miss anything. For one, I couldn’t name any of the players. And second, the game was on a blood red field in eastern Washington. Hard to take that seriously. So real football starts […]

Why Mo’ne Davis and the Taney Dragons Mean Everything Right Now

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Look, this week has sucked. The events in Ferguson, MO have been alternatingly frustrating, infuriating, inspiring and shameful. And while we were focused on that, something just as bad happened in Los Angeles. And Illinois. It’s all been distracting at best, depressing at worst. Then there was Mo’ne Davis, the 13 year old phenom who has […]

What Isn’t Being Said About Tony Stewart’s Fatal Car Crash

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I was dozing off on the couch Saturday night (got too turnt up at a BBQ, smh), but was jolted out of sleep by the news of Tony Stewart killing a competing driver at a small dirt track in Upstate New York. What?!? After furious Googling and Twittering, I learned the reports were true. Stewart and […]

3 Reasons to be Excited About the Return of NFL Hard Knocks

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In case you didn’t know, the return of the fifth best show of all time is tonight. For what it’s worth…the top four, in no order: The Wire Breaking Bad Scrubs Curb Your Enthusiasm THIS IS NOT DEBATABLE. Anyway, NFL Hard Knocks comes back tonight featuring the Atlanta Falcons. Not even the Falcons could make […]