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The History of Sports Fantasy Draft

March 31, 2010 4 comments

You’re like me. As your fantasy league draft draws near, an itch that not even Lamisil can cure starts growing inside of you. Fantasy drafts are the BEST. The thrill of anticipation is undeniable. Like going to sleep on Christmas Eve, but hopped up on PEDs and ADHD medication. Really the only problem with fantasy MLB, NBA or NFL drafts is that you pretty much know what you’re getting into with each one.

Unless of course, you create your own draft, unique to you and your buddies. Any theme is a good one. You know, like The History of Sports. Enter the Not in HD writing staff who would exit better men than we were. Read more…

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Go to Your Happy Place: 2010 NL West

March 15, 2010 Leave a comment

If you haven’t had the fortune of re-watching Happy Gilmore recently, you really should make it a priority to do so. In fact, if you are a Netflix subscriber, they’ve made it incredibly convenient for you by putting the movie on their Instant Queue. If you have never watched it before? Put this column down and go read this guy instead.

Or, go watch Happy Gilmore. That would also work.

Filling up a column with Gilmore quotes would be the easiest one I could ever write. It would write itself. Happy Gilmore isn’t the greatest sports flick of all time, but it certainly is the most quotable and thus, the most re-watchable. More so than even Bull Durham, The Sandlot and The Big Lebowski. Though the Dude’s the only one who gives Happy a legitimate run for his bull-dancing, flow-feeling money.

“Talk about a hole-in-ONE!”

And thus we’ve discovered our running theme for my 2010 NL West preview. Read more…