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Super Bowl weekend post

We haven’t been writing about it much here but Super Bowl XLAX is almost here! Are you doing any betting for The Big Game? You should! It’s technically illegal for most people in the country but it’s fun and everything is sort of illegal unless you have a lot of money anyway. I’m supposed to […]Continue reading...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Plausibly Live Diary of Robert Allenby’s Press Conference in Wonderland

*Note: Anything here not in quotes is the imagination of the author. It could easily be argued that imagination and Allenby’s reality are similar but nonetheless this is opinion and satire. Robert Allenby faced the press corps on Tuesday concerning his frightening brush with a real world version of Taken. There have been “concerns” that […]Continue reading...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NEVER FORGET

This inspirational thread is still ongoing as I type this. If you want to listen to the source, here you go.Continue reading...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Weird moments in league promotion: the Warriors Chinese New Year jerseys

The Golden State Warriors (and the Houston Rockets but the Warriors have league status as the first to do it?) are going to be wearing special uniforms during the Chinese New Year this season. This is a nice nod to the large Asian population in the Bay Area. But the Warriors President & COO, Rick […]Continue reading...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royal Rumble Fallout:The Problem with Wrestling is the Fans

There is no soundtrack to accompany the picture above but for the uninitiated to the bizarre world of professional wrestling that is the likely next World Heavyweight Champion being jeered out of the building in what should have been his finest hour. Roman Reigns, of the wrestling royalty Anoa’i family, began grooming to be the […]Continue reading...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

R.I.P., Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks, one of baseball’s all time greats, passed away on Friday at the age of 83. Condolences to his friends and family. Ernie Banks is famous as the all-time greatest Chicago Cub but his whole life he was a trailblazer in and out of baseball. He started his career in the Negro Leagues before […]Continue reading...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson sets the NBA record for points in a quarter

Sitting on my couch trying to convince myself to be healthy I decided to flip over to the Warriors-Kings game because the score was tight for the first half and DeMarcus Cousins apparently played the whole first 24. So by dumb luck I ended up watching NBA history as Klay Thompson turned into an NBA […]Continue reading...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Get to know the 2015 NFL Draft “risers” now!

I know some of you sick ***** will torture your souls this weekend by watching the Pro Bowl. I hope to god that makes you feel just terrible. I thought about doing a “serious” preview of the Pro Bowl where I broke down the matchups and the coaching staffs and gave serious advice on gambling […]Continue reading...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

DeflateGate Day Four: It really is a league matter now

After listening to the press conferences from Bill Belichick and Tom Brady today, a thought hit me: Everything we think we know so far about the league’s investigation has come from a single “sourced” report from ESPN’s Chris Mortenson. So truthfully, we don’t “know” anything. The sheer fact that the NFL has remained so silent […]Continue reading...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Walker Playing the Role of Tom Lehman

My first post in this space on the Ryder Cup looked ahead at players who were likely to rise and fall over the next two years in the run up to 2016 and Hazeltine. Here is what I wrote about Jimmy Walker’s prospects: “Jimmy Walker. Wait! Walker was one of only about 3 guys who […]Continue reading...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

THOROUGHLY RESEARCHED LINK DUMP

OK, I don’t have time to write the stuff I want to write but the power of Christ compels me to post something so here you go: Anybody here ever tried ayahuasca? I feel certain it can cure all that ails me and I sort of plan to seek it out for some therapy purposes. […]Continue reading...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Australian Open Preview

WHAT: The Australian Open, First Leg of Tennis’ Grand Slam WHERE: Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia. Hard Court (Plexicushion since 2008) WHEN: January 19 – February 1, 2015 DEFENDING CHAMPIONS: Gentlemen – Stan Wawrinka. Ladies – Li Na (retired and will not defend). TOP FOUR SEEDS: Gentlemen–(1) Novak Djokovic (2) Roger Federer (3) Rafael Nadal (4) […]Continue reading...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

TVF predicts the NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Week

Even the hottest teams sometimes falter and last week was the exception that proved the rule when the Seahawks got a few lucky bounces and beat the Panthers and the spread. My hot hand cooled just like the Panthers as my record was a poor 1-3 after a solid 2-2 the week before. If this […]Continue reading...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardale Jones is staying in Columbus

Cardale Jones decided to stay in school after Gil Brandt declared him to be a 7th rounder if he comes out now. The dream is over for all of you mock drafters and mock draft mockers out there. Stick around for a preview of the Buckeyes 2015 season.Continue reading...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Occupy Golf and the Rio Olympics

I never saw the introduction of golf to the Olympics as a very bright idea. Seems to me participating sports should view the Olympics as the very pinnacle of achievement. Once every 4 years, hard working athletes in such endeavors as luge, water polo, speed skating, and pole vaulting to name a few ought to […]Continue reading...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Keep chopping wood, Oakland!

Sources have former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jack Del Rio heading to Oakland to take over as the head coach. Other reports seem to heavily insinuate that Mark Davis was drunk when he made the decision. More on this fluid story as it develops. The only domino left to fall in the coaching maze carousel firing […]Continue reading...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Ezekiel Elliott sit out 2015???????????

I write a lot of things that are dumb on purpose but Mike Florio has one-upped me with this idiotic idea. “Should this player at the most devalued position in the NFL, where even a sure shot Hall of Famer isn’t guaranteed to go top 5, sit out next season and become the running back […]Continue reading...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Way Too Soon™ 2016 College Football Playoffs Preview!!!

You play to win the trophies. Everybody knows that. As soon as that beautiful College Football Championship Trophy presented by AT&T was first revealed every team in the America knew that it would kill every man, woman, and child just to sip blood from that beautiful stitched up gallbladder thing. And such as. For it […]Continue reading...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

TVF previews the Super Rose Bowl

This is it, the very last preview post of the 2014 college football season. Depending on if there is or is not controversy in the game (or something stupid hot happening in the game) it could be the last post of the whole season. We’re into draft/recruiting season now. But I don’t come here to […]Continue reading...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Did you see the new St. Louis stadium proposal?

This post is dedicated to SportsGal, I don’t think she’s seen this yet. Planners announced an open-air stadium along the riverfront in St. Louis today in a last ditch effort to keep the Rams in the city. Right, but it’s just a blatant PR move for city officials to say, “See? We did all we […]Continue reading...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kicks game on fleek

The originators of Swagger meet the originators of Sport. Coming September 2015. #ItsAllAboutTheU #teamadidas pic.twitter.com/kyxMFBItVi — adidas Football US (@adidasFballUS) January 8, 2015 I’m not feeling as doomy and gloomy about Miami’s adidas deal as I am about their coaching situation. I get that people hate adidas for the designs they put on uniforms and (allegedly...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy this book

Je suis Charlie.Continue reading...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

TVF picks the NFL playoffs, Division week

If you followed my advice last week you went 2-2. So I’m your go-to guy because two direct hits is a great track record. I had two direct hits just last week and how many did you have? Probably none, I’m guessing. #DirectHits are the name of the game. And #ratings. And #SizzleQRating. And #Re2pect. […]Continue reading...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Tour Preview 2015

My golf watching season start has changed around a good bit over the years. For a long time, I started with the L.A. Open (never have cared for the Pebble Beach Pro Am) then later settled on Doral or Bay Hill. Oddly, I’m not sure I’ve watched much golf until the Masters the last 5 […]Continue reading...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

My Hall of Fame ballot

Voting for hall of fames big ‘sponsibility! I guard door to building and let nobody sully game history! Don’t let nobody who cheats and do bad make history of game look stupid. I explain below why the best player only makes the fame hall and you should know I’m religious about this! I’m am having […]Continue reading...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss
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