Monthly Archives: November 2012

“Sports In Perspective” For $100, Alex

Sports is/are this big, goofy, fun contrivance that (from the non-participant’s standpoint) exist(s) solely for our entertainment. It’s not a referendum on us as a people or a culture or a species if the fourth- and fifth-place teams play for the championship of something. We’re not going to get blown to bits by aliens or […]

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No, Some Of My Best Friends Got Elected….

Oh, no, you’re not a racist at all. Thanks for clearing that up. That’s just one of the missives from the enlightened coming out of last night. Long, long way to go. EDIT: Ms. Marks has apparently deleted her Twitter account. You know, the one that we all were just misunderstanding, because she’s not a […]

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I Only Watch The Grey Cup For The Commercials

Final Canadian Football League attendance numbers for 2012: Team G Total Average Median High Low Edmonton 9 309,406 34,378 35,538 43,178 21,147 Saskatchewan 9 291,158 32,351 32,690 33,427 29,747 British Columbia 9 273,204 30,356 29,734 36,357 25,109 Calgary 9 257,984 28,665 28,246 32,228 26,387 Winnipeg 9 251,830 27,981 27,169 30,077 25,462 Hamilton 9 231,515 25,724 […]

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Bucs Trade Aqib Talib to New England

Old and Busted: Greg Schiano, October 16, 2012, after cornerback Aqib Talib was suspended for four games by the NFL: “He’s going to be back with us. You’ve got to just trust us on this one.” New Hotness: Yeah, he’s not going to be back with us.

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