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On Saturday, as my endeavors this weekend involve a shift at Deadspin and a Toledo-Western game, the Bowling Green basketball team has the chance to dethrone the streaking Kent State, who comes to Anderson Arena. Read more

Derek Anderson’s not a Cleveland Brown. And yet … he is. Deadspin

LeBron 10,000

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LeBron James becomes the youngest to 10,000 points. Akron Beacon Journal

Reds preview

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Few Cincinnati Reds previews have more disturbing Dusty Baker Photoshops. Tuffy’s Refrigerator Logic

Would you?

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Aussie footballers now have a DVD on the do’s and do not do’s of dealing with women. FarkNZ Herald

Colorado Jewish high school basketball team would have to forfeit a Saturday championship game. SPORTSbyBROOKS

Johnny Bench, in bourbon form. SPORTSbyBROOKS

Billy Wagner

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Billy Wagner really wanted to hit a U. of Michigan player with a pitch because he was trying. SPORTSbyBROOKS

luckybet.jpgTurning our eyes overseas for a moment, The Sun has learned about a British man who bet 50 pence (about one dollar) on an 8-1 horse and won. Seven more winnings bets later, the man walked away with a million pounds (about $2 million US).

Freddie Craggs laid down a shiny 50 pence coin on a horse named Isn’t That Lucky and finished up his eight consecutive accumulator bets with a horse named A Dream Come True. It’s impressive, granted, but it would have been more impressive if Craggs had bet on horses named like You’ll Curse Your Family or I Poop On The Backstretch. Read more

im_suretheyhavenames.jpgAnd this is after extensive calculation, factoring in wind resistance and the strength of the yen in the international market.

Many factors were against my favor. Those helping me, though is the fact that I’ve begun writing for SPORTSbyBROOKS, the website whose logo, if you look long enough, you’ll find on those girls’ shirts. Read more

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Despite its low center of gravity, you can still tip the Futon Report.