Wherein I start by talking about female athlete concussions, and invariably return to men.
The difference between good tanking and bad tanking
Revisiting yet again the question of Peak NFL
Aly Raisman’s righteous anger at Larry Nassar was deserved. So to was her righteous anger at the system that aided and abetted him. But only one of those is going to get the attention that it deserves.
It’s bowl season. I have some thoughts, some (so far terrible) predictions, and a challenge for y’all.
Towards a shorter MLB game.
Does a football team need fans?
The inability to recognize another person’s humanity is how it is that Michael Bennett ended up being handcuffed on the ground, after having been threatened.
Asking whether or not one should exercise to lose weight isn’t the same as asking whether or not someone can. Dave puts a recent Vox article into its proper perspective and asks “do they even lift?”
So it begins…
On casting Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor
Or, How Spalding Signed Clarkson, but that is boring…
What does it even mean to say a game matters?
In which I let loose my inner curmudgeon
The end of the world as we know it?
How do you feel about this?
Some coaches want us to believe very much that they have nothing at all to do with what their players achieve, or don’t achieve, on the court.
The Birth of American Football
The Cubs never were the most futile club, their fans notwithstanding.
A harder question than it first appears
Nowhere to run, nowhere to dodge.
The ideology of a rule.
Looking to build on a big (invisible) week.
An exercise in recreational antiquarian sports pedantry.
Don’t worry… your money is as safe with me as it is with Wells Fargo.
Why American chose Rugby, immediately before altering it nearly beyond recognition
Week 2 losers!
…in 1885. And they’re not the Cubs yet.
But Cubs fans need to take what they can get.
Resident degenerate gambler Kazzy is confident he can lose you money.
Dave discovers one of his old mini-posts and realizes that a full-length “do over” was the appropriate response.
Modern football’s English origin
American Exceptionalism (sports edition)
Kazzy thinks way too hard about MTV’s “The Challenge” finale.
Fantasy football, that is.