Category: Sports

10 Best Baseball Seasons by a Player With a Jheri Curl

But before we get to the list, I had to present the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Medium of the Jheri Curl to Pascual Perez. The man has earned it. Thanks for you all you did, Pascual. <br><br> Ok, now on to the list.
Jheri! Jheri! Jheri! The rule for inclusion on this list is pretty easy: The player must have had a Jheri curl for most of that season as far as I could tell. To make this list a player needed to be in both his baseball prime and his plumage prime from about 1986-1989, when baseball... Read more »

4 Things I Remember About Playing on a Youth Soccer Team With USMNT Defender DaMarcus Beasley

4 Things I Remember About Playing on a Youth Soccer Team With USMNT Defender DaMarcus Beasley
I don’t want to make this article all about me, but I felt a little background was necessary to explain how I wound up playing alongside DaMarcus Beasley. When I was in 8th grade, my longtime friend Stuart invited me to be on his indoor soccer rec league team. Stuart was a friend since 2nd... Read more »

5 Reasons California Chrome Will NOT Win the Triple Crown

5 Reasons California Chrome Will NOT Win the Triple Crown
As a lifelong horse racing fan who has never witnessed a triple crown winner, I promise you that I want to see California Chrome win the Belmont Stakes as much as you do. However, as a lifelong horse racing fan, I know it’s nearly impossible to do so for several reasons. Here are a few.... Read more »
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Talk Derby to Me: TR Slyder Interviews all 20 Derby Horses- 2014 Edition

Talk Derby to Me: TR Slyder Interviews all 20 Derby Horses- 2014 Edition
This is the only blog I do annually (assuming you don’t count 2013 as a year). In 2011, I correctly had the 20-1 Animal Kingdom as my winner, but in 2012 I told I’ll Have Another that I went into the future, and back again, only to tell him he didn’t win the Derby- even... Read more »

ROUND TWO: Who'd Win a Celebrity Fistfight: Baseball Steroid User Edition. Vote Now

ROUND TWO: Who'd Win a Celebrity Fistfight: Baseball Steroid User Edition. Vote Now
The first round of fistfights is behind us and now we’re down to the elite(ly steroided) eight. The rules are the same as last round and I’d like to reiterate that Frank Thomas IS NOT GUILTY OF USING STEROIDS but I wanted to include him because I thought he had a good chance to win... Read more »

Who'd win a Fistfighting Tournament of Steroid Users in Baseball? Vote Here.

Who'd win a Fistfighting Tournament of Steroid Users in Baseball? Vote Here.
I took 16 of baseball’s brawniest, ruggedest, and steroidiest meatheads and put them in a fantasy fistfighting tournament to have you vote on the winner. I also included Frank Thomas. Not because I think he ever took steroids, but because I thought he has a chance to win this cleanly, so it would only be... Read more »
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NFL Playoff Matchups of Annoying Fan Bases

NFL Playoff Matchups of Annoying Fan Bases
Only when you  support a team is it easy to figure out which team is in your best interest to cheer for.  But if you don’t really care about either team, your self-interest focuses from, “Which team would make me happier to see in the Super Bowl?” to, “Which team would be less annoying to... Read more »

A Re-Crap of Jay Cutler's Career With the Chicago Bears

A Re-Crap of Jay Cutler's Career With the Chicago Bears
During his tenure with the Chicago Bears Jay Cutler faced adversity, sucked it up, and emerged as a multiple Super Bowl winning quarterback. After five historically important seasons, Cutler led the Bears to three Super Bowl appearances, in two Super Bowls he set records for touchdowns thrown and passing yards. And of course he set other... Read more »

The new Fantasy Football: The Future Alzheimer's Team

The new Fantasy Football: The Future Alzheimer's Team
Or should it be the All Zheimer’s team? Anyway, if you just want to read the rules of my league, be my guest, you’ll need to scroll down a bit until the boldface type. Otherwise, please continue reading my rationale for why this league makes perfect sense and is a morally superior version of traditional... Read more »
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Breeders Cup Saturday: My Bets and lessons from 2012 Analysis

Updated:  I finally looked over the card and got my exotics classifications done and a few bets formulated. Then tomorrow I’ll watch the toteboard for some win bets and exactas. Bets: Race 4 $1 Pick 3: 1,4,6,10 / 1 / 4,5,8,11,12 = $20 Race 5 $1 Exacta Box: 1,2,3,7 = $12 Race 8 $1 Pick... Read more »