Relevance. It can be measured any number of ways, it just depends on the medium. In television, it's measured by viewership. In radio, it's measured by listenership. In stripping, it's measured in one dollar bills. Quantity might not necessarily mean quality (except in stripping), but typically it ... More >>
The Internet has made our lives easier in so many ways, not the least of which is that it makes it a million times easier and more efficient to try and move merchandise, whether it's a car, a boat, perhaps an old playground set, or your stepdaughter.... Wait, what? Yeah, that's right, your stepdau ... More >>
Exactly nine days ago, after the reemergence of his black elbow brace at a Sunday morning practice caused a momentary collective heart attack among Houstonians, I wrote that J.J. Watt has the capability, if he so chooses, to troll the entire city of Houston. With a tweet, with a few words, with a ... More >>
Cheap beer, affordable tickets, swanky surroundings -- what's not to like about minor and independent league baseball parks?
Just when you thought "Manti Te'o's Girlfriend Did Not Exist" is the weirdest headline that you would ever see in your sports watching lifetime, along comes the news that the voice behind "Lennay Kekua," Manti Te'o's phony girlfriend and the central character of an apparent hoax perpetrated on the f ... More >>
Sometimes the sports gods have a sense of humor. For example, a player named Nomar Garciaparra (and the multiple "ar" sounds in his name) landing in Boston, with the natives' ridiculous accent, is funny to me. Sometimes the sports gods are cruel. Refer to the entire sports history of the city of Cl ... More >>
When Deadspin broke the story Notre Dame linebacker and future NFL draft pick Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend, the whole nation was shocked. Many sympathized for him when he lost Lennay Kekua due to leukemia while he continued to play in "her" honor. Since, he has garnered a large amount of ridicule, l ... More >>
When a public figure does something wrong, whether it's a case of willful misconduct or extreme naiveté, in my eyes that person is defined more by how they react and atone for their misstep than by the misstep itself. I realize in today's social media fueled, 24-hour news cycle, where stories get ... More >>