Friday, 31 August 2007

Tim Couch Deserved Better

Tim Couch's legacy took a turn for the worse Tuesday.
Tim Couch was not supposed to be a savior for the Cleveland Browns’ franchise. Tim Couch was supposed to be the franchise.For a football-starved city with outrageous expectations, the Kentucky quarterback was a symbol of resurrection for a team that had been gone for three years. Given all of that, maybe it’s not surprising that eight...

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Tim Couch: Young Frankenstein Or Weird Science?

"Son of a bitch! Bastard! I'll get you for this! What did you do to me? What did you do to me!"
Somebody better warn Gene Hackman to bolt the doors and lock his windows, folks - because The Transylvania Times-Herald is reporting (from this Fisher-Price computer) that "Frankencouch" is storming the steroids countryside (and looking to toss any upstart bloggers down the well, as well - Zoinks!). Oh, Tim Couch, what has become of you?...

Football... For the Girls

The rules of football, female style.
Tis the season for the start of the NFL. Fa la la la la, la la la la. For men, this often means studying stats, drafting fantasy players, and dedicating every Sunday for the rest of the year to one thing: the game. For women, the start of the NFL might mean the very same thing or it may mean something entirely different.The first kickoff may mean...

NCAA Football Week 1 Preview

So, California-Tennessee looks good. And could Central Michigan upset Kansas?
BC Tailgate is the official home on Blogcritics for college football news, rants, and riffs. Every conference is covered -- we don't play favorites to the big boys.ACC by GeevesBig East by Dan McGowanBig Ten by GeevesBig XII by Ben MiraskiConference USA by Matt SussmannIndependents by Benjamin CosselMAC by Matt SussmanMountain West by Matt...

Wednesday, 29 August 2007

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Welcome to the SportSphere

A weekly discussion about whatever us sports writers feel like discussing.
Introducing the Blogcritics SportSphere, a roundtable chat consisting of rotating writers from Blogcritics Sports. We spend roughly an hour talking about stuff, and sometimes we say things worth reading. Nicolas L: Well, I don't think it would really be fair to have an all-around sports discussion without dragging Michael Vick into it....

Michael Vick's Dad Ratted Him Out

Michael Vick's father turns on him by providing information on previous dog fighting at family home.
Would you be a happy camper if your dad was like Michael Vick's? What if you were a professional football player and your dad tried to get you sent to jail and banned from playing professional football. Would you be happy? What would these actions do to your declining self esteem? Could you ever forgive your dad once all of this is behind...

LX.TV Gets Sporty at Liberty National Golf and Gotham Dream Cars

Pull out those golf clubs this week at Liberty National Golf Course and then get behind the wheel at Gotham Dream Cars...
A new golf club with incredible proximity to the isle of Manhattan has just opened and promises ultra luxury amenities and jaw-dropping views of the New York City skyline. Membership to Liberty National is by invitation only and will run a staggering 450,000 big ones. You can preview the links for free in this video as George Oliphant gets out on...

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Quinn, Not Frye, Is The Futurama Of The Browns

Can the Cleveland Browns make fans shriek like Dr. Zoidberg this season: "You like us! You really, really like us!"
Batman used to “team-up” with a different superhero each week to defeat the bad guy in my favorite comic book as a kid: The Brave and The Bold.Last Saturday, Charlie Frye and Brady Quinn (and the rest of the Cleveland Browns) “teamed-up” to defeat the equally super Jay Cutler (and his Denver Broncos), 17-16, in the third...