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Got Mail?

December 31, 2009 1 comment

It’s New Year’s Eve which can only mean one thing: there’s still time to squeeze in one last Got Mail? blog. And don’t worry I won’t pull a Reilly and devote the entire piece to Tiger Woods. In fact, it’s my goal to steer clear of all Tiger questions period. Despite being asked completely loaded quandaries such as, “Which mistress thus far has been the hottest?”

Loaded of course being the gun my wife would be pointing at me should my tongue loosen.

Let’s do this. Read more…

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NFL Week 17 Update

December 29, 2009 Leave a comment

Those of you who have been reading my work since the T-Mof Sports days, might remember a weekly feature I used to run called Ben’s Jumbilia. Essentially, it was a team-by-team breakdown of significant happenings in the NFL and the correlation to fantasy teams. It was a little like Drew Magary’s Jamboroo, only without the cursing and dick and fart jokes and about fantasy. Read more…

How Jerry Krause Changed My Life: Part II

December 25, 2009 Leave a comment

Welcome back. It’s good to know that I didn’t scare you away with Part I of my How I Became a Clippers Fan tale. Spending so much time on the subjects of Jerry Krause and the Los Angeles Clippers would frighten anyone’s bones. In case you missed it, feel free to catch up before I continue engaging you with my heroic story. Read more…

Deal or No Deal: Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee

December 16, 2009 2 comments

The Philadelphia Phillies finally got their man, but at what cost? Read more…

How Jerry Krause Changed My Life: Part I

December 9, 2009 Leave a comment

I may be one of the world’s dozen Clippers fans, but I didn’t always root for the ugly ducklings of the NBA. Once upon a time I, along with 73-percent of America (seems reasonable) got sucked into one of the three most exciting NBA dynasties of all-time. That list includes Bill Russell’s Celtics, the Showtime Lakers and of course, my personal favorite, The Jordan Rules Bulls.

You got that right bub, I was a Bulls fan. So where did it all go wrong for me?

Two words: Read more…

Who Am I?

December 7, 2009 5 comments

Too many weird things are happening and I’m beginning to slowly lose my brain because of them. A.I. crying during a press conference? Bernard Berrian getting gobbled up by the Minnesota Po for driving 104 mph, just two days after Adrian Peterson got stopped for going 109? The Raiders beat the Steelers? USC football loses FOUR TIMES in a single season? Tiger Woods isn’t a robot? I don’t understand life anymore.

Every day feels like Rick Neuheisel just called a pointless timeout to send me a message. Read more…

King Of Commenting ’09 Champ – “Bitter Sweetness”

December 4, 2009 3 comments

The King has claimed his throne. So to speak. Stewmangi, better known as Stew Martinez, had 500 words to throw in the rest of your faces, simply for winning; and he did. Only he didn’t. Read more…