Monday, March 27, 2017

The best Super Bowl party prop bets ever

We KNOW you're Super bored of the Super Bowl "square game", so we've come up with a list of Super Bowl prop bets you can make at your own Super Bowl party.* Number of drunk guys calling out "Omaha" back at the TV every time Peyton Manning does in the first quarter: Over/under 5 1/2 Number of guests who laugh the first...

HBO’s Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons is objectively bad, but not for obvious reasons

The boy-king of sports and pop culture chat is now an older man who has run out of ideas ...and apparently wardrobe and set options. Update: HBO announced Friday, Nov. 4 that the last episode of the show, “Any Given Wednesday,” would be broadcast next week, just four and a half months after its debut. The show had poor...

Is The Steve Kerr Difference Real?

The Steve Kerr-helmed good ship Golden State Warriors may be in title contention for the first time in 40 years or since the last time Rick Barry had real, not acrylic hair. By Andrew Pridgen Ex-headset Steve Kerr’s rookie-season with clipboard and necktie has drawn raves and brought early comparison along the lines of Kerr is to Mark Jackson as Bruce...

MARIOTA is an actual robot and that’s why Oregon will win Monday

January 26, 2010 is the day the University of Oregon football program took its most decisive step into the future. The previous morning, the Ducks’ then-starting quarterback Jeremiah Masoli stole two laptops and a guitar from a U of O frat house. Masoli pled guilty to the charges and served 12-months probation. Weeks later he was cited for misdemeanor drug...

50 overheards from the pro jocks at Pebble Beach

Last year at this time I was enjoying a long weekend away with Robin at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. I happened into the only sports bar within Carmel city limits, Brophy’s Tavern. Tucked away from the bronze sculpture galleries and the flowery blouses with pleated pants unable to parallel park the G-class on Ocean Avenue, Brophy’s is a...

Hey Twins, where’d you come from?

The most interesting division in baseball is the AL Central. It also happens to be laden with the best talent and most root-worthy teams. But who saw these Twins coming? By Andrew Pridgen I have to admit I’m partial to the Twins. The summer after my freshman year of high school, my grandmother took me on a plane from LAX to MSP....

Golden State vs Cleveland is this NBA season’s first must-see

LeBron James’s return to his home state Ohio reminds me of an author who pens his first great American novel and then becomes bereft for the topic of another. By Andrew Pridgen There’s something else to LeBron’s narrative besides the search for a follow-up or an apt third act; this obsession with perfection, for BEING the person on the brochure has...

Legends of the fall

Sunday night, the Golden State Warriors played themselves into the zenith of greatest collapses in professional sports history. Below, a breakdown of how it happened. By Andrew J. Pridgen As exhausted mentally and physically as the Warriors are, there is no other team in the league more ready for next season to begin. While to a person the members of the...

Phil Mickelson Poo Poos the Peasantry of San Diego

Phil Mickelson emerged from his La Jolla estate to stretch his man tits and admonish America’s Finest Plebeians for failing to properly cowtow. Written by Kyle Magin Hark! Lord Lefty Mickelson deigned to speak to the San Diego Union Tribune Thursday about the stupidity of his fellow San Diegans in letting the San Diego Chargers fly the coop for L.A. With...

Don’t want pitchers to hit? Are you Scherzer?

How being forced to hit has dialed Max Scherzer's game and propelled him to become baseball's best. By Andrew Pridgen Annie Savoy: What do you believe then? Crash Davis: Well, I believe in the soul, the cock, the pussy, the small of a woman's back, the hanging curve ball, high fiber, good scotch, that the novels of Susan Sontag are self-indulgent, overrated...

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