A Tip For Being More Awesome and Stuff Than You Already Are

This is a very sincere piece of advice to all of you, and I hope you will remember it before you post stuff on your Kinja page or here on Sidespin: if you think your post would fit in well on another blog or vertical or website or, really, anywhere, don't publish it on Sidespin until you've pitched it to that other… » 11/24/14 11:52am Monday 11:52am

"We Want Colt! We Want Colt!": Your Guide To Ignoring The NFL Today

In a recent Washington Post poll, 65 percent of respondents predicted that someone not named Robert Griffin III will be Washington's starting quarterback in 2015. What's awful about that is not the majority, but the probability that they're right. » 11/23/14 10:20am Sunday 10:20am

If I'm being totally honest, the only things I really give a shit about on Thanksgiving are turkey, stuffing, and gravy. This year I will make creamed spinach, because I love creamed spinach, even if it's not on the traditional Thanksgiving menu. » 11/17/14 12:46pm 11/17/14 12:46pm

Principles of Player Safety: A Guide To Ignoring Football Today

If you buy the notion that the NFL can use penalties to curb the kind of violence that causes brain damage, this would appear to be the kind of hit that deserves, well, something. Terrence Brooks launched himself into an unprotected Delanie Walker and the resulting impact left Walker with a concussion. The play was… » 11/16/14 10:30am 11/16/14 10:30am

Okay, but surely you're not making the case that Michael Carter-Williams engaged in tanking. I mean, I agree his post was useless, and, okay, some internet person says he pointed to the scoreboard. Are you intending to make the case that a player failing to get back on defense once in a game in which his team is down… » 11/14/14 9:14am 11/14/14 9:14am