If you’ve spent any time observing NFL games over the past several decades, you have observed the Zebra Uncertainty Principle: the total inability of an observer to tell how the black-and-white stripers are going to make a call. Everyone has stared dumbfounded at their television while obvious things had been determined not to occur, either… Read More Football is Wrestling
Every technological advance contains cost; functionality does not always transfer. Some time over the holidays, after wrestling with Verizon FiOS, I finally pulled the plug on the cable. Verizon still provides my internet and phone, but I watch TV on the Roku box. Between Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Prime Instant Video, I had everything… Read More How Facebook Saved the Superbowl
…and it’s good to see him whup the living crap out of Pittsburgh, but I’d like to point out that the Vikings also won. And how did they win? Petersen had 84 yards and 2 TD’s, for thing. Chris Ponder was solid, 20 for 27 and 270 yards passing, no picks, for another. But more… Read More I Know Everyone’s All Excited About Peyton Manning….
Here’s the thing about me and football: I enjoy it. I like watching it. I like seeing two well-matched teams struggle for four quarters. But that’s it. I don’t own any jerseys (couple of hats and a shirt, but that’s it). I root for the same team my father roots for, the Minnesota Vikings, even… Read More So Shall I Assume That All the People Who Can’t Let a Breath Go By Without Attacking Tim Tebow are in Unrequited Love?
But he’s prepared to buy low and sell high: I should make clear, just because I’m prevented from owning another team doesn’t mean I wouldn’t be willing to sell my share back to the Packers in the event someone wants to give me a majority in an NFL team for Christmas. (Note: Please don’t buy… Read More The Good Greatsby Owns the Packers
Let’s be real here for a second. The Broncos haven’t played anyone good except the Lions, who are not that good. The 2-10 Vikings almost beat them. The 2nd-stringer-led Bears almost beat them. Even if they make the playoffs, either the Steelers, Pats, Texans, or Ravens will make short work of them. More importantly, let’s not forget… Read More Tebow Keeps Missing the Memo About Losing