It Finally Happened: The Worst Play in NBA History


 Share on Tumblr There’s quite a bit going on in sports. The NFL offseason’s free agency has begun with a flurry of franchise taggings. The NBA’s MVP and postseason race has begun. And the MLB’s spring training has kicked off where it’s warm (jealous). But we have plenty of time to tackle that stuff. History […]

The Official Scorecard: Manny Pacquiao is the People’s Choice on May 2nd


 Share on Tumblr It finally happened. Our national nightmare is over. Floyd Mayweather is fighting Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd. I talked sh*t for years about not caring if this fight happened at all. But when I saw the alert on my phone, I definitely got excited. So I’m a hypocrite, but who cares? The […]

3 Reasons NBA All-Star Weekend was Amazing…and Why it Sucked


 Share on Tumblr This weekend was my first time experiencing NBA All-Star Weekend live. The weekend always falls on Valentine’s Day Weekend, and I spent eight straight years in college/Master’s/MBA programs nowhere near NBA cities. Add those together and I was either too broke or too whipped to attend the festivities live. That all changed […]

Readjusting the NBA Championship Contenders at the All-Star Break

Always looked like Pac Man to me as a kid :-/

 Share on Tumblr (More than) Halfway through the NBA season, and things are upside down. The Hawks are good. The Warriors look like contenders. And every team that’s usually dominant has some flaw that gives you juuuuuuuust enough doubt to write them off. But someone has to win. And that’s what I’m here for. Time […]

Is Tom Brady Now the Greatest Athlete of Our Generation?

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the game's MVP, faces a throng of reporters and photographers on the field after his team's Super Bowl XLIX victory.

 Share on Tumblr I was standing for six minutes after the Super Bowl ended. That was exhausting. The emotional swing from Jermaine Kearse’s amazing catch: to Malcolm Butler’s amazinger interception: was too much to handle. I could only imagine what that was like for a Seahawks fan. Thankfully I’m a Detroit Lions fan, so my […]

Why Science Says You SHOULD Root For the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl


 Share on Tumblr If you follow sports at all, you know the Super Bowl is this weekend and sports reporters really enjoy discussing deflated balls. Balls. That is the millionth time that word has been written this week. What do I win? Anyway, between ball discussions, there has been a lot of talk about who […]

Why Doesn’t Everybody Hate Marshawn Lynch?


 Share on Tumblr I spent Sunday watching the NFL Conference Championship games with friends like most of you. As Green Bay was completing its epic collapse Seattle was completing its incredible comeback, Marshawn Lynch became Beast Mode, finishing off a touchdown run with his now-famous HOLD MY D*CK celebration: I didn’t really have a dog […]

A Hater’s Guide to the NCAA Football Championship Game

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 Share on Tumblr If you’re new to my Tuesday posts, you don’t know that I’m a Detroit sports + Michigan fan. It’s not my fault. I grew up a Navy brat in Virginia Beach, VA around no pro or big-time college teams. My dad seized the opportunity to indoctrinate me before I could resist, and […]

Man, I Didn’t Expect to Miss Stuart Scott This Much

Stu Scott Knee

 Share on Tumblr I woke up Sunday morning, like most of you, to some bad news. Stuart Scott had passed away overnight at 49 after a seven-year fight with cancer. The immediate feeling I had was sadness. I took a few minutes to read the dedications on Twitter and Instagram and even started the 15-minute […]

A Completely Rational Breakdown of Jim Harbaugh’s Return to Michigan


 Share on Tumblr I’m going to try and contain my excitement here for your benefit. You probably aren’t a diehard Michigan Wolverines fan, so you may not realize this is the greatest thing ever to happen in college footb- Right…I’m containing my excitement. My bad! Okay. Here is a rational breakdown of the Jim Harbaugh […]