Posts by Jordan Carr

  • JaMarcus Russell Point-Counterpoint

    Oh, sorry, did you think we were going to go another day without discussing the JaMarcus Russell piece in Sports Illustrated? No, remember, this is the blog that brought you the Bad Quarterback League AND Reintroducing the Bad Quarterback League: This Time With More JaMarcus Russell. We figured the best way to sort through this […]

  • The Five Tim Tebow Stories You Meet in Heaven

    Haters The haters are jealous of Tebow. They are happy that Tebow’s birth in the Philippines disqualifies him from running for president. So, if that’s you, by all means, take a look at these headlines. Tim Tebow’s start like a fairy tale, but is there a twist? (Denver Post) Tebow near the bottom for Week […]

  • 12 Stunning Stories from College Football’s Top Teams

    LSU – Forgetful old man finds thing. Stanford – An article with the headline “For once, Stanford RBs grab spotlight from Luck” shows that even in grabbing the spotlight from Andrew Luck by rushing for 446 yards, none of Stanford’s running backs could get their name in the headline, or get Luck’s out of it. […]

  • The Top 15 Non-Storylines of the College Basketball Season

    At the start of the college basketball season, fans are looking for their team’s story — a compelling narrative that will define their school’s season. In the coming months there will be plenty of talk about conference records, coaching decisions, and off-the-court controversies. But, in the interest of balance, I’ve gathered the storylines guaranteed to […]

  • World Series 2011: Meet Your St. Louis Cardinals!

    Chris Carpenter – Perhaps seeking to capitalize on the baseball player’s fame, a winemaker named Chris Carpenter makes a wine called “Cardinale.” The actual Chris Carpenter has the world’s most boring quotations page. Jaime Garcia – also the name of a cigar maker, who is probably not trying to capitalize on the baseball player’s fame. Edwin Jackson […]

  • World Series: 11 Fun Facts About the Texas Rangers

    Matt Harrison – He gets cryogenically frozen sometimes. Derek Holland – His nickname is “Dutch Oven” Colby Lewis – He broke a barrier of some kind by being the first player to take paternity leave. C.J. Wilson – No longer feuding with Lance Berkman. Mike Napoli – Attempted to resolve his defensive deficiencies by getting a bigger glove. Michael Young […]

  • 9 Great Uses Of Phil Collins’ ‘In The Air Tonight’

    You know the song by Phil Collins, “In the Air of the Night” about that guy who coulda saved that other guy from drowning but didn’t, then Phil saw it all, then at a show he found him? – Eminem, “Stan” One of the great joys of attending a baseball game in person is hearing a […]

  • Nine Real Losers of the NBA Lockout

    “Right now, Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday, just before my owners come into town, having brought in the labor relations committee and Billy [Hunter] having brought in his executive committee, it’s time to make the deal,” NBA commissioner David Stern said last week. “If we don’t make it on Tuesday, my gut … is that we won’t […]