Monthly Archives: January 2012

Roaring into Contention

The signing of Prince Fielder by 2011 American League finalists, the Detroit Tigers, stunned most of the baseball world. Detroit, which already has the perennial MVP candidate Miguel Cabrera as their first basemen, was not expected to try and sign … Continue reading

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Super Bowl XLVI – The Rematch

On this date, four years ago, the New England Patriots were enjoying their bye-week after having defeated the San Diego Chargers in the AFC Championship Game to improve to 18-0, and advance to Super Bowl XLII. Their opponent was the … Continue reading

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No Talk, Just a Walk to San Francisco

They didn’t enter the season with much fanfare. They didn’t make any superstar free agent signings, no high round draft picks destined to carry a team, no “Super Bowl or bust” dreams. But the New York Giants are one win … Continue reading

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Looking Back at the Tuck Rule Game

I’m going to start this with a question for any NFL fan under the age of 25: What was the most memorable NFL game that you’ve watched the past 10 years? For me, it is unquestionably the 2002 AFC Divisional … Continue reading

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The Garden is Back, But Are the Knicks?

Call me a Communist, a terrorist, or just being cheap, but last night was my first time watching the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. And despite the fact that the Knicks showed no effort on the defensive end … Continue reading

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NFL Regular Season Wrap-Up

Very much like I did for the end of the baseball season (“The Idiot Awards”, 9/29/11), it’s time to see how well I did on my NFL picks. There was actually a lot I did get right, but also a … Continue reading

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Champion?

Last August, I wrote a blog post about my contempt for Fantasy Sports (“It’s Just a Fantasy, 8/23/11). In it, I called fantasy sports out on “taking the soul out of sports”, and among other things, the individual over the … Continue reading

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