Archive for May 2013

How Men Should Talk Sports With Women 101

How Men Should Talk Sports With Women 101
Let me just put a few things in context by saying one thing: Bloggers aren’t very good at giving advice. Frankly, I think they’re awful at it. And the one thing that gets under my skin the most –as a writer and someone who advocates writing as a good practice for anyone– are male writers... Read more »

Trivial Sports Histories: Satan on Ice

Trivial Sports Histories: Satan on Ice
Down 3-1 in the current NHL playoff series, Chicago Blackhawks fans might think some slight of hand from the underworld is at work. Though Hawks fans over the years have complained about the cheap shot players like Raffi Torres as much as they have complained about obnoxious Canucks fans and the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers being bullies, it... Read more »

Trivial Sports Histories: Pitching Perfect Baseball Games on LSD

Trivial Sports Histories: Pitching Perfect Baseball Games on LSD
Dock Ellis was one of those players –what they call a natural–  that physically possessed everything a Major League Baseball club could ever want in a player.  Between 1968 through 1979 Ellis played for a number of teams including the Mets, Yankees, Rangers, A’s and the Pittsburgh Pirates, the club with whom he won the 1971 World Series alongside... Read more »
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Who Will Replace Fergie at Manchester United?

Who Will Replace Fergie at Manchester United?
For those of you who were hoping I had something to say about the gyrating curves of Stacy Ann Ferguson, aka “Fergie” of the Black Eyed Peas, my apologies, but you’ve got the wrong Fergie. You may know very little about soccer abroad, or at home. It may even bother you that most of the... Read more »

Women & Athleticism: The Often-Missed Story

Women & Athleticism: The Often-Missed Story
Right now there are two major stories regarding women in sports. And the two stories are only trending in the blogosphere and all over the internet for little more than what could be each story’s profound dumbness. First this week we heard about a sports writer, a woman no less, named Ann-Megan Raley, who writes... Read more »