Sports

Top 5 Sentimental Favorite Avalanche Players

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because it’s now 2022 and I still find myself BEGGING the internet for fun little diversions to read, so I have to create some of this…

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Ep. 320: Jenny Cavnar – Broadcaster for the Colorado Rockies

Jenny Cavnar first caught my attention when I watched her do “Sportsfest” with my friend Chris Dittmer on CTV at Colorado State University. She has since gone on to a professional career in sports broadcasting that’s taken her to Los Angeles, Flint, MI, San Diego, and back home to Denver where she’s currently a broadcaster…

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Top 5 Favorite Teams of All-Time

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… Top 5 Favorite…

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Top 5 Favorite Sports Broadcast Teams

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I miss blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… Top 5 Favorite…

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Top 5 Athlete Types I Would Be If I Had a Genie

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is STILL incredibly un-fun in 2021 and I enjoy blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… Top 5 Athlete…

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My Top 5 Old Guy Sports Hot Takes

Welcome to Top 5 Fun Friday, a regularly-occurring blog feature where I give you a list of extremely specific pointless shit from my life no one asked for. Why? Because the internet is incredibly un-fun in 2020 and I miss blogging. It’s Friday and these will be fun! This week’s list… My Top 5 Old…

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Super

It’s hard to classify winning the Super Bowl as an underrated experience with a straight face. It’s only the largest secular holiday in America, one of the last universally shared annual experiences we have as a culture, and is largely regarded as the pinnacle of sports achievement. I grant all this. Yet, from a fan’s…

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Trolling the Troll

The two-week layoff between the conference championship games and the Super Bowl is a cosmic wasteland of NFL news, which leaves the drones and shills who cover the NFL precious little to discuss. As a general practice, I avoid most sportswriting during this time because your reading choices are pretty much limited to gauzy “hey,…

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Deflategate

A couple of years ago, my friend Jason and I got good and drunk and saw the movie Escape Plan. If you don’t remember it – and why would you? – the movie features Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger trying to break out of a prison built to be inescapable. Spoiler alert: It’s not, however,…

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Raiders

As I was doing my usual slack assing at work this morning, I read the AV Club’s weekly football column, and while writing about the Raiders, columnist John Teti offered these thoughts: “There’s a good chance that Oakland will go 0-16, which is sad. It’s at this point in the season that, from an impartial…

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