General Sports

Cleveland’s Got Nothin’ On Me

Hi, my name is JDWC and I’m addicted to sports. I was hooked from birth, because my father is an addict too. Like him, my drugs of choice are the Dodgers, the 49ers and the Oakland A’s. But, like most addicts and sons, I pledged to be better, to be more. So I surpassed my father…I became a basketball fan and chose the most depressing depressant known to man: the Golden State Warriors. The high school years were a brief, four-step recovery program. I graduated from the program in 2007, proclaimed clean and cured!

Alas, tragedy struck again. I was thrust into the real world and sent up to Pullman, WA to educate myself in the arts of Journalism and Creative Writing. From the first time I tasted Washington State University football, I was hooked again. Years passed and I drifted back into my addictive haze. Over the last week, I have hit rock bottom. If only I had chosen St. Louis. New York. Boston. Even Seattle. Instead, I got what I deserved. My teams have taken years from my life I will never get back. This is the uncut, untold story of my struggles:

NFL’s 2010 NFC Preview

The Cowboys are Vegas darlings to win the NFC this year.  Is it the drive to play on home field for the Super Bowl?  Did Tony Romo get a new girlfriend?  Is it all the America’s Team fans driving up the betting price?  Who knows.  The Cowboys have the most talented roster in the NFC and it’s easy to see why Vegas bookies are pegging them at 5-1 odds to win the NFC.   But I’ve got a better bet.

Unlike the AFC, there are only a handful of teams worthy of consideration to represent the NFC in Super Bowl XLV:  Saints, Cowboys, Vikings and Packers.  One of these teams will be in Arlington on February 6th, 2011. 

General Sports

August 6 2009 episode of Poor Man’s PTI

We discuss the stupidity that is Vince Young, the MLB pennant race and top 50 coaches of all time. You can download this week’s podcast directly (running time 90 mins) or subscribe to the feed. If you use iTunes, just click here and then click subscribe and iTunes will take care of the rest. This week’s topics include:

  • Troy O’Leary’s wife/ Taya Taylor
  • Is Vince Young retarded?
  • Michael Crabtree threatening to hold out entire year
  • MLB pennant/wild card race
  • Fantasy Football coverage starts earlier every year
  • The top 50 coaches of all time

Trivia Question of the week: Of the venues used in the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, three have been demolished. Two of them are Fulton County Stadium and the Omni. What is the third? (Answer after the jump.)


A Sports Medley

By Trevor Freeman

Have you ever had a bad case of writer’s block?  So much so, that it was beginning to affect your overall personality?  For the last week, I have been hashing article ideas out in my head.  I wrote a bunch of first paragraphs on a variety of topics but could never close the deal.  Then it hit me.  It was time to take these random thoughts and once again come with “A Sports Medley”.