The Case Against Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw's Career Is Not An All-Time Career... Yet My oh my... Buster Olney has published another big swing and a miss for intellectually honest baseball writers everywhere. Over the weekend Olney came out #HotTake firing with a doozy of an article that included the line, "you can make a strong case that Kershaw is [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Baseball, MLB|Comments Off on The Case Against Clayton Kershaw

Understanding the Bean Ball in Baseball

To Shun the Bean Ball is to Shun Baseball Itself The act of the bean ball and purpose pitch has come under attack by none other than Buster Olney who is one of the most prominent baseball writers out there today (Peter Gammons also joined the idiot parade with a tweet of epic lunacy). Olney [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Baseball|Comments Off on Understanding the Bean Ball in Baseball

Kelly Olynyk Just Pulled The Ultimate P.J. Brown

Kelly Olynyk and the Bench Saved the Celtics Season Let us travel back in time. A simpler time when the corner three was niche shot selection and NBA players knew how to take and make a mid-range jumper and were not derided for doing so. Our Delorean thankfully does not have to go too [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on Kelly Olynyk Just Pulled The Ultimate P.J. Brown

Nostalgia Bias and the Similarities Between the 2008 and 2017 Boston Celtics

How Nostalgia Bias Has Ruined This Season for the Celtics This past week Kevin Garnett hosted what may be the greatest Area 21 episode since it's inception; he was joined by Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Kendrick Perkins, and Glenn Davis and it was replete with laughs, stories, and pure emotion. Since the debut of Area [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on Nostalgia Bias and the Similarities Between the 2008 and 2017 Boston Celtics

The Stereotype of the Racist Boston Fan

The Racist Boston Fan Trope Will Continue Until You Stop It Last night the Boston Red Sox once again put up an embarrassing performance. Rick Porcello probably had his best outing of the season, but gave up two runs in six innings of work, one of those a gargantuan blast to Manny Machado who [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|MLB|Comments Off on The Stereotype of the Racist Boston Fan