The above image is exactly what we imagine you say when you see the weekly headline announcing the best things to do in sports this weekend. You're all, "FUCK YEAH, MOTHER EFFER! IT'S TIME FOR SPORTS! WOO!"
Then you read about the things we have to offer and you're all, "YEAH...wait, what?" That's ... More >>
Hey, boys and girls, it's the weekend again. I bet you didn't think you'd make it here from Monday, did you? We assume the next few days are all filled up with plans for antiquing, buying groceries, working in the garden, eating sensibly and going to church for Easter. HA HA HA! We're kidding.
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We round out the week with the logical final chapter of what has been the daily saga of ousted Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino -- his house is up for sale.
Now, before getting overly dramatic about the home's placement in the MLS listings and thinking that this is something Becky Petrino did ... More >>
If you're a diehard golf fan, be warned that this post contains practically no Masters 2012 analysis, and I can virtually assure you that you won't learn anything new.
However, if you're a casual golf fan who only pays attention to the sport when Tiger Woods is a) in the mix to win a tournament, b) ... More >>
Joey Chestnut: Proud to be an American, where at least he knows he's free.It's funny, about 25 years ago, right in the middle of my teenage years, I remember being figuratively beat over the head with constant reminders of "world hunger." If it wasn't the Band Aid video from a bunch of Euro a ... More >>
Cue the pyro and short skirts....First, for those asking, my second annual recap of Jim Rome's Smack Off radio show will be up tomorrow sometime. If you missed my first one last year, it was a true tour de force. It, too, went up nearly four days after the actual event, so my procrastination ... More >>
What, "Cougar Crap" doesn't work for you?The University of Houston is having a contest, and you are invited to enter. The Cougar merchandise store inside the Athletics/Alumni Center has been taken over by Barnes & Noble, and will henceforth no longer be known as Cougar Authentic. Thus, the un ... More >>
Even with my dependable shows in reruns, it feels good to be back in the stern embrace of David Simon. This was the week in TV Land:
• Thank God for Hulu, you know? The video site is the only reason I actually keep up with Saturday Night Live most weeks. The show's had a real hard-on for tweens ... More >>
Ever since the sultry stories of Tiger Woods' "other life" started to leak
out after Thanksgiving, the attempts to rebuild Tiger's image have gone from
...to even more predictable....
...to downright creepy....
(Can I coin the phrase "Nike-rophilia" for the act of using a dea ... More >>
Listening to Jim Rome yesterday, I learned that Jim Nantz is the toughest man in the world. Nantz is a tough bastard because, according to Rome, Nantz was able to do play-by-play for college basketball in Detroit on Monday night, fly first class to Atlanta, then head out to Augusta for The Masters ... More >>
Photo by Lori Greig
On Tuesday, the Houston Chronicle laid off a whole bunch of writers and reporters, including Michael Murphy, MK Bower, and Terrance Harris, the beat writers for the University of Houston, Rice, and TSU. On Wednesday, while they were laying off people over on the advertising and ... More >>