There has been quite a hubbub in the sports community after it was revealed that basketball recruiters at the University of Louisville know how to do their jobs. It’s pretty simple: if you give strippers and prostitutes to high-school athletes, they’ll come to your school. Brilliant!
Dear Younger Lucas, Listen, I get it. You’re one of probably 17 Toronto Blue Jays fans in Maine, and you’ve had a rough go of it recently. Everyone else is pumped about the Red Sox finally breaking the Curse. The Jays, foolishly, didn’t generate the budget room they needed to keep Carlos Delgado—the Puerto Rican
What was that crazy play the Colts ran? Maybe it counts as a “trick play” because it makes your faith in the coach disappear. I think it was technically a handoff. They handed the game to the Patriots.
In 1995, Washington DC basketball owner Abe Pollin changed the name of the team he owned. Why? His team was called the Washington Bullets at a time when his city had a reputation as the murder capital of the world. The change happened after Pollin’s friend, Yitzak Rabin, was shot to death in Israel. “My
Just like most sports fans, I love gambling using my knowledge to earn money based on athletic performances. So when daily fantasy sports hit the scene, I wanted in on the action. I was excited to see the occasional commercial about people who seem really relatable and nice winning all sorts of money on DraftKings
Thanks for joining me for another edition of Reader in the Clubhouse. I’m forever grateful for all of the fan suggestions that come my way. Your letters, e-mails, and random conversations at Olive Garden are the lifeblood that keeps this column going. There’s one book in particular that I never stop hearing about. “When will
The Lions are the only winless team, at 0-5. After the game, the Christians asked the Lions for a rematch. It’s been a tough year all around for Lions. First that dentist killed one, now everybody’s piling on. The Lions are so bad, Disney went back and renamed the movie The Bengal King.
In this economy, you can’t be too picky about your job. Especially when you’re a middle-aged guy like me, and everyone wants to hire some young hotshot with a Stanford MBA. When you’ve been in and out of work, and you’ve got two college-bound kids trying to avoid massive loans, you take what you can
With apologies to Ambrose Bierce. arena (n.) – a palatial structure beloved in part for its displays of human athleticism, but mostly for its $5 Dasani boo (v.) – a low braying noise one makes when one is unable to play any sport skillfully Canseco (v.) – to err egregiously “I can’t watch the Little League World Series,
An NFL spokesperson announced today that Commissioner Roger Goodell has suspended rookie kicker Dan Smith of BYU for the entirety of the 2015 season. When asked about the reason for the suspension, Goodell cackled and gently stroked his Persian cat. “To be honest, I just love suspending people,” Goodell said. “It’s fun! I get to