Athletics Archive

The 135th running of the Kentucky Derby will take place today at 6pm EST. Billed as the fastest two minutes in sports, I prefer to think of it as the terrible and glorious spectacle immortalized by Hunter S. Thompson. (Note: if you’re not familiar with Hunter Thompson, this is a good place to start. However, [...]

Nationalism: so hot right now

Here’s a post that I neglected to publish timely, but since it will just sit around and become more obsolete, I reckon now’s as good a time as any to put it out there. For the record, I love my country and I’m fairly fond of sports, both as a participant and a spectator. I [...]

March Madness!

March Madness is upon us. The tournament starts tomorrow, so get your brackets in quickly. I filled out two brackets this year and if I can figure out how to export from turbotourney, I will post them here. I won Round 1 in my pool last year, but then promptly crashed and burned. I have [...]