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Rob Reynolds’ big NFL rant

Starting Thursday a significant portion of the male population of “red blooded ‘Mericans” will be cheering for dudes in colored jerseys to concuss the other dudes in different colored jerseys for the next seventeen Sundays. Yes, the NFL is back. Along with screaming for the non-descript violence, wings will be destroyed, alcohol will be abused, balls

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We need a new way of thinking about MMA championships

Objects have meaning because we humans, often arbitrarily, decide they do. It’s that way with money. It’s that way with the 1,000-year-old “historical” structure we are told is significant. And it’s also that way for championship belts in combat sports. The champion is the champion because he is the champion. There thought goes no deeper than that. But we

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Euro 2016 team of the tournament

With Euro 2016 wrapped up it’s time to take a look at the best performers of the tournament. These players were selected based on the impact they had on their teams and how well they performed their positional duties. Rui Patricio The Portugal goalkeeper was instrumental to his team’s success, in particular in the later stages of

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Lenny Dykstra’s Twitter is effing insane

Legendary baseball player Lenny Dykstra, a.k.a. “Nails,” got himself a Twitter account earlier this month, and it’s a fucking trip. In case you’re unfamiliar with Dykstra, here’s a quick overview of his glorious career. Three-time MLB All-Star selection In 1986, at age 23, Dykstra batted lead-off for the World Series champion New York Mets Traded to

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