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I Lost My First Fantasy Football Game of the Season

The world is fucked, and we are getting fucked with it. ISIS beheadings, Ferguson, Missouri, havoc in Hong Kong, ebola in Texas, white Bengal tigers eating unsuspecting New Delhians, minding their own business by hopping over protective zoo railings and invading dangerous predator dens, and I lost my first fantasy football game of the season.... Read more »

The World Cup Has Turned Me Into a Soccer Dad

I’ve never cared about the World Cup. Professional soccer just wasn’t important to me. Soccer was a sport to be played when we were kids, forgotten about as adults, and those men who wore football club jerseys were to be goofed on, including yours truly. Yes, I bought an AC Milan Jersey–that I still wear–when... Read more »

Dear LeBron: Please Stay in Miami for My Son (and Me)

Updated from an earlier version   Your Majesty King James: Earlier this season during your interview with NBA TV, you indicated that you don’t want to leave Miami. “At this point,” you said, “I can’t. At this point, I can’t. We don’t know what can happen from now to July, you know, so what I’ve... Read more »
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