Category Archives: Sports

Wear That Wristband, Boy?

Because Redskins offseason dysfunction is newsworthy like an OJ Simpson quote on a nubile blonde abductee eaten by a Muslim’s pet alligator, it’s no wonder the story that McNabb’s refusal to don a playbook wristband lead to his benching has … Continue reading

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One Does Not Two Make

Sports Journalism for/by Dummies One guy hears one thing. (“I’m hearing the Redskins are the front-runner for [Vince Young’s] services”) Said thing is repeated…and repeated…and repeated as reportable info. And since it’s tough to tell the echos from the originating voice it sounds … Continue reading

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Rumor Milling

Remember one post ago when Omar Kelly said this totally unsubstantiated thing: I’m hearing the Redskins are the front-runner for [Vince Young’s] services. Well you were witness to reportable info. Spread the word on sports blogs nationwide: The Washington Redskins … Continue reading

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It Was A Short Film

Omar Kelly of the Sun-Sentinel claims the Skins may want Vince Young. He also says about the Dolphins QB sitch: I’ve consistently said (since January that) Denver’s Kyle Orton would be my first choice for the Dolphins, but the price … Continue reading

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Blindingly Awful

This is going to be tough to write, what with the blood and all. The pain too, so intense and unrelenting, it’s not easy to string together cohesive thoughts through it. Not to mention I’m still getting acclimated to my … Continue reading

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Inconsequential Wrongness

I feel obliged to point this New York Times correction out for three reasons: 1. The writer of this video game review – yes, video game review – opens the review by ripping baseball superfans. Yes, the professional video game … Continue reading

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On Crying Babies

At least one person supports David Ferrer’s decision to send a tennis ball flying towards a crying baby in an attempt to shut the baby up: There are places a crying baby just doesn’t belong. Tennis match? Yep. Any Sporting … Continue reading

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