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Did Jeneba Tarmoh Get Jobbed Again? No. (A Very Short Explanation of Track & Field Relays)

August 11, 2012


Sean Newell makes the case over at Deadspin that Jeneba Tarmoh, who tied Allyson Felix for third in the 100m at the U.S. Olympics Trials, was screwed out of a place on the women’s 4x100m relay team. A very brief response: 1. It is hard to argue with Jon Drummond’s team selection when the four […]

Craig James (R-TX)

December 13, 2011


I wish Craig James the best in his Senate race. I know nothing about Texas politics, but I know something about college football, and I’m thinking James is going to need a lot of luck to get any votes in Lubbock. (Or maybe getting Mike Leach fired was a ploy to get votes from alumni […]

If you love SEC football…

December 12, 2011


…take seven minutes of your life and watch this great tribute to Larry Munson. “Man, is there going to be some property destroyed tonight!”

Peyton Manning, M.V.P.

December 11, 2011


2011 will be remembered as the year the age-old Brady vs. Manning question finally got settled. In 2008, when Tom Brady was injured, the Patriots nonetheless went 11-5. This year, by contrast, with Manning injured, the Colts are 0-13. It is ironic that a season in which Peyton Manning has yet to play a game […]