A brief text exchange between my neighbour and I before game 4 of the series: “… hoping the Rays can knock out Houston tonight” “Big time.” I replied. This was a lie, I want the Houston Astros in the World … Continue reading I want the Astros in the World Series. Crucify me.
Go to any live sporting event and you’re sure to hear the same mix of songs over and over again. Hard rock and hip hop pump up songs blare throughout the venue to get fans and athletes alike pumped up … Continue reading Sorry Queen, But “Mad World” Is The Only True Sports Anthem
[Author’s note: this piece is best read while listening to this.] Nobody said it could (/should) be done. When I think of all the sports movies that make me cry, they all share the common trait of telling a story … Continue reading I Built a Gritty Costume for Twenty Bucks
Since Gary Bettman became NHL commissioner the league has seen itself expand from 24 teams to what will soon be 32 once Seattle joins in 2021. The growth of the game has been undeniable as it becomes more popular in … Continue reading What if the NHL was an 100 team league?
Baseball: the sport that nerds won, is back! Welcome to 162 games of beer sucking boredom accompanied by Aaron Judge smashing ding dang dongers off your terrible relief pitchers and the Red Sox in year two of their six year … Continue reading Fictional Baseball Boxscores: Dragon Ball
Every year during March Madness the quest to create the perfect bracket is taken on by sports fans everywhere. As someone who doesn’t follow college sports at all, I’ve never come close to even winning a pool amongst friends, let … Continue reading Competing Against Myself With 9 Meme March Madness Brackets
A friend’s family has a habit of getting drunk at Jays game and delcaring, “The Dodgers belong in Brooklyn or the bottom of the sea!” My family traditions mostly revolve around rum and cokes and not talking very much at … Continue reading The Dodgers Owe It to Clayton Kershaw to Relocate to the Bottom of the Sea
“Sports are Dumb” is a series about the most unbelievable “straight out of a movie” moments in sports history. Today we look at the story of Jaromir Jagr and his 11 point game. The 2007 John Grisham novel “Playing for … Continue reading Sports Are Dumb: Jaromir Jagr, His 11 Point Game, and the Benefits of Being Paid In Schnitzel
In their first meeting, Iceland crushingly defeated Team USA. This was due in large part to the hubris Team USA gained from securing victories over noted hockey powerhouses Team Italy and Team Trinidad and Tobago. Iceland put an end to … Continue reading Recap of the USA/Iceland Final of the Junior Goodwill Games