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One of the commentators on last night’s TNT broadcast of the Grizzlies-Clippers game complained about fans chanting “BEAT L.A.” Something about how this isn’t Lakers vs. Celtics. (uh, thank goodness for that…) Well no. It’s not the most creative. But is “DEE-FENSE!” creative? No. It’s just best to keep things simple when it comes to [...]
At approximately 4 p.m. Central yesterday, a massive atmospheric shift was recorded in the city of Memphis. It was the result of thousands of UofM basketball fans simultaneously sighing with relief — relief not only that our Tigers had managed to escape a comeback by their first-round opponent, but that coach Josh Pastner had finally [...]
LSU fans, I’m sorry. If you were wondering why the Tigers were humiliated in the BCS National Championship Game, it wasn’t Nick Saban’s superior coaching mind. It wasn’t Jordan Jefferson’s questionable decision making or Les Miles’ stubborn refusal to put Jarrett Lee in the game. It was me. I accidentally put a hex on LSU. [...]
Purveyor of pointless linkbait rankings Forbes has released a ranking of the ten most disliked players in the NBA. Bafflingly, Kardashian throwaway Kris Humphries edged out LeBron James for the top spot, proving either that the Kardashian name wields much cultural power, or that Forbes’ lists aren’t worth the bandwidth required to load them. I [...]
So yesterday Kerry asked if she could swing by my office for a project she was working on. “It involves Tony Allen’s Twitter account,” she said. How could I say no? TA’s tweets are my religion. I’m at about the 1:06 mark. Man, reading aloud is tough.