In just two days, Crooked Scoreboard will turn one year old. Pretty soon, we’ll be able to walk on our own! But we haven’t made it that far all by ourselves. We’ve relied on an incredible group of guest writers, mentors, and influences to help us keep this project going and growing. To express our
The American sporting landscape contains many of the best-known and most lucrative entities in the world: the NBA, Major League Baseball… I’m sure you’re familiar with the entire list. Millions watch, and the TV rights are very expensive. So you typically find major networks like ESPN or NBC airing sporting events. Even ESPN, the self-proclaimed
A continuation of Part I, which can be found here.
This season, like most others in recent memory, has seen the NBA’s Eastern Conference lag far behind the Western Conference in terms of talent, success, and excitement. This year the discrepancy is particularly pronounced; the days of the championship-favorite Heat bolstering the East’s reputation are over, and there are only three teams in the entire
Here at Crooked Scoreboard, we’re always seeking to provide you with only the boldest and zestiest predictions and insights. As a result, I’ve been given the assignment of analyzing the NBA playoff picture as it stands today. You may be saying: “But Jaime, the season is about 20% done, multiple important trades can still happen,
Fans of the blog surely read Part I of this captivating series about baseball being the most boring American-born sport (NASCAR at least had that Tony Stewart scandal recently). After the release of Part I, I received 867 e-mails in a week. This is the part where I give my humble suggestions to the bigwigs
Another season of Major League Baseball concluded last week, with a closely fought seven-game World Series that came down to the final out. It sounds nice enough on the surface; one of the teams was a scrappy underdog that won the heart of the nation, and the playoffs were marked with exceptional and memorable performances.
The other day, I read about a fantasy football league that requires the owner of the worst team to get a tattoo designed by the owner of the best team. Although permanently marking your body over a game which oftentimes comes down to unpredictable coaching decisions, fluke performances, and injuries is a good start, I’ve
If there’s one thing I know about the Internet, it’s that the people contained therein are really, really nostalgic about the 90s. I get it, I remember the 90s, too. Clinton was president! People watched Pauly Shore movies! Both things that are different today. But ou people seriously cannot stop talking about this decade, much
NFL football has a vice grip on the attention span of millions of people for a significant amount of time. From the beginning of training camp, to the end of the regular season, to the end of the playoffs, to the end of the combine and draft, to the beginning of free agency, to the